National Lottery Heritage Fund, Environment agency, Northampton County Council, Nene Valley Catchment Partnership, Nenescape LP & Barnwell Manor Estates.
Although the Barnwell Inner Backchannel is in generally good condition there were a number of opportunities for enhancement. The objectives of the enhancement scheme were to:
In addition to these enhancement and restoration activities, two wooden sculptures, crafted from the wood of local trees that would have otherwise been discarded or used for firewood, were installed at Barnwell Country Park, depicting two native fish species – Chub and Pike. These stunning editions to the riverbank inform the community in an innovative way that, although they may not see the fish in the river, they are there, and they are thriving.
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