Category Archives: RTW

Water in the Rye Dyke is looking blue/green

Blue-green algae (Cyanobacteria) Blue-green algae grow in warm, slow-moving or still waters and form a bloom in the water, often coloured blue or green, which makes it difficult to see into the water. Although some species are non-toxic, others can … Continue reading

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The first Revive the Wye circular walk is published – try it !

Andrew Clark who is the Chiltern Society walks designer has created the first Revive the Wye walk in Chiltern Society format and it has been published in ‘Chiltern’. This 5.5 (with shorter options) walk is based on a route round the … Continue reading

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‘Friends of the Wye’ launch meeting Saturday 14 May

In October we let you know the exciting news that the formation of the Friends of the Wye supporters group is moving ahead, led by James Donald. An information and recruitment event is being held at Trinity United Reformed Church … Continue reading

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River Wye Conservation Group gears up a level

The Revive the Wye (RTW) Partnership has now received a range of new equipment funded by local environmental groups. This will enable RTW to conduct more volunteer conservation work along the River Wye and its associated network of waterways. The new … Continue reading

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New tools for conservation events

In previous years the tools/waders used by the Revive the Wye (RTW) conservation volunteers have been provided on an event–by–event basis by the various RTW partners (including Chiltern Rangers, Wycombe District Council, the Environment Agency, Wycombe Wildlife Group and, in … Continue reading

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Over the winter …..

Over the winter months, river and weather conditions were not suitable to conduct much practical conservation activity. However, the RTW Steering Group has still been busy. In October, Wycombe District Council held a ‘Return of the River’ meeting in the … Continue reading

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A talk about the history of papermaking and a repeat of the Glory Mill guided walk

Trevor Dean’s lively demonstration of hand paper-making reflects his life’s experience of the industry both in Glory Mill and up to the present day. Monday 29 Sept 7.30  at Flackwell Heath Library. See the calendar for more information. Join Jane Dunsterville … Continue reading

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See our new set of River Wye photos

Roger Wilding, one of the members of the RTW steering group and a member of Wycombe Wildlife Group,  has produced a new set of photos of the Wye and Hughenden stream from their sources through High Wycombe and out to … Continue reading

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A new supporter from Staffordshire

We were contacted by a lady who was visiting Bucks for Easter and wanted to know where she could get access to the river Wye using her mobility scooter. We were able to give her a few ideas and have … Continue reading

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Water, water everywhere, including some you wouldn’t want to drink!

Roger Wilding, Wycombe Wildlife Group reports : Whilst the recent very severe flooding in parts of the country was headline news, our local area has not escaped the effects of the wettest winter on record. Exceptional amounts of water in … Continue reading

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