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River improvements at Bourne End

The Chilterns Chalk Streams Project in partnership with Chiltern Rangers CIC, the Environment Agency and a hardy bunch of volunteers completed work to improve habitat along a 150m long section of the river adjacent to Bourne End Recreation Ground in March. The river at … Continue reading

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Coming soon to the river at Bourne End ………..

Excerpt from Environment Agency West Thames Fisheries Autumn Round-up 2015  – Low cost fish passes. Many weirs represent a barrier to fish passage; including those within the Environment Agency’s hydrometric network. Most of the impounding structures within the H&T network are … Continue reading

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Riverfly monitoring progress

Revive the Wye volunteers are already monitoring 3 sites on the Wye and one of its back-streams. We want to recruit and train more volunteers so that we can regularly monitor more sites.If you are interested please contact us. This … Continue reading

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First phase of Funges Meadow development completed

We are delighted that the first phase of some exciting developments at Funges Meadow Nature Reserve has been completed (See Chiltern Rangers news ). This work was made possible with the help of £12,000 of external funding secured by Revive … Continue reading

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Funges Meadow Nature Reserve

Funges Meadow Nature Reserve (off Bowden Lane, High Wycombe) borders the main back stream to the River Wye, which itself passes within 30m of the Reserve. It is a small urban nature reserve owned by Wycombe District Council and managed … Continue reading

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Desborough Recreation Ground

A major project to naturalise the streams passing each side of Desborough Recreation Ground is now (February 2014) at the invitation-to-tender stage, with a view to commencing the work later in 2014

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Restocking the Dyke

  At the invitation of the Rye Dyke Angling Club, Environment Agency Fisheries Officers carried out an electrofishing and seine netting survey on the Rye Dyke in November 2012, The results of the survey were a number of decent (+/-20lb) … Continue reading

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