Monthly Archives: March 2021

Wildflowers, pollinators and birds to benefit from work to improve river habitats in Milton

The River Trent is the third longest river in England, flowing for 185 miles. It starts its epic journey as a natural spring high up on Biddulph Moor, north of Stoke-on-Trent. As it travels through the city it is still in its infancy, and just a few feet wide in places. Nowhere is this more…

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Weirs on our watercourses – a barrier to wildlife

SUNRISE Project Manager Richard Guy explains why weirs pose a problem for wildlife and disrupt the natural processes of a river. The SUNRISE project is centred on connecting and improving natural habitats. Sometimes connection is achieved simply by removing a barrier, and when the habitat in question is a river, the most common barriers are…

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