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Job Vacancies - NOW CLOSED

Two exciting opportunities have arisen at the River Nene Regional Park (RNRP) for an Administration Support Officer and an Interpretation and Community Engagement Officer to assist in the development of a Landscape Partnerships Stage 2 bid.

Technical Issues

We are currently experiencing some technical issues in the office with some staff members having limited access to e-mails also.

Please bear with us if you are waiting on a reply or if your enquiry is urgent please contact us on 01536 526451

Free Pesticide Handling Best Practice Workshop

Run by:  David Felce (AGRII), Georgina Wallis (CSFO Nene & Welland) and Anglian Water

Come along and refresh your knowledge on good practice of pesticide handling. David Felce of Agrii will discuss practical solutions for pesticide handling and application as well as: 

- Pesticide handling & washdown areas

- Changing legislation & grandfather rights

- Anglian Water update

- How Catchment Sensitive Farming Grants can help

 

To be held on Tuesday 29th March 2016

7pm - 9pm

Moulton College Management Centre, Gate 4, Moulton College, Pitsford Road, Moulton, Northampton, NN3 7QL 

(Directions can be found at: http://thevenue.moulton.ac.uk/contact-us)

River Trout Fishery Improvement Demonstration

The Wild Trout Trust, in association with the Environment Agency, is holding a demonstration of practical habitat improvement techniques for river trout fisheries.

The demonstration will take place on Saturday 27th February on the River Welland, Stamford. 

Please find all further information about the event and how to book on by clicking here

HLF

JOB VACANCY - CLOSED

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the River Nene Regional Park (RNRP) for a Project Development Manager to lead in the development of a Landscape Partnerships Stage 2 bid from March 2016 for a period 15 months.

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Catchment Sensitive Farming Events - January 2016

The aim of our farm visits and events is to provide you with the knowledge needed to implement best practice soil, nutrient, manure and pesticide management, including infrastructure improvements, new technologies and grand schemes relevant to your farming business. The events provide a fantastic opportunity to ask questions face to face.
HLF

Nenescape: Revealing the Hidden Stories of the Nene Valley

The past, present and future importance of the River Nene  between Northampton and Peterborough will be highlighted by an earmarked grant¹ of £2.8m from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) announced today The grant is part of the Landscape Partnership (LP) programme². Through a series of projects, Nenescape aims to achieve a well-managed, understood and appreciated landscape that tells tales of times gone by; inspires a sense of adventure; is easy to explore; rich in wildlife, and resilient to the pressures of on-going population growth.

Campaign for the Farmed Environment Events & Field Mix Offer

Campaign for the Farmed Environment Events & Field Mix Offer

Campaign for the Farmed Environment (CFE) are running two events this November and places are filling fast so please book as soon as possible.

Both events will be covering green covers, greening and cross compliance with speakers from CFE, Kings and the Farm Advice Service.

CFE are also promoting their Environmental Seeds offer for 2015. 

POSTPONED

The NCP event on Models for Open Space Management scheduled for the 6th October has been postponed. 

 

This event will now take place on the afternoon of the 28th October, following the Water Framework Directive event in the morning.

 

Please contact viktor@rnrp.org for further information.

 

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Nene Catchment Partnership Autumn Events

Nene Catchment Partnership Autumn Events

Date:
17th September, 6th October & 28th October
Time:
9:30am - 1:30pm
Venue:
Kettering Conference Centre
Venue Address:
The Portland Room Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 6PB
Contact Details:
info@rnrp.org or 01536 526438
Autumn Events Flyer

Nene Catchment Partnership Autumn Events

These part day events will present information and networking opportunities around three topic areas of particular relevance in the Catchment, and much more broadly. The events and dates are listed below:

 Dates and topics are:

Sustainable Urban Drainage                                                                                                  September 17th

Models for Open Space Management                                                                                   October 6th

Water Framework Directive: Understanding your responsibilities                                  October 28th

Office Move

We Are Moving!

The RNRP is moving offices at the end of this month (June) and relocating to Kettering.

Our new contact details are listed below and will be in use from 1st July.

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