13th Annual Network Conference in Nottingham


A two day conference was hosted by the River Restoration Centre and held at Nottingham University in April. The event presented some of the most cutting edge and innovative ways of achieving river restoration to a 200 strong audience of international environmental experts.


River Chelt (UK) restoration attracts much more wildlife


The River Chelt (a tributary of England's largest river, the Severn) is a fantastic haven for wildlife and has benefited this month from restoration.  Over the coming weeks the area will be landscaped and  a new meandering section of river has been created to bypass the Norton Weir.  This will attract more wildlife such as birds, bats, dragonflies and eels.

Letter to the Croation Government on Planned Regulation of the Danube and Threats to “Kopacki Rit” Nature Park


Wetlands International expressed its deep concern about the proposed 53km Danube regulation project in Croatia in a letter to Croatia's Minister for Environment and Nature Protection Mirela Holy. The NGO understands that this regulation would have a severe impact upon the unique river landscape and the most highly valued floodplain area and forests of the entire Danube.


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