We are delighted to share this case study of one of our projects from 2021 that illustrates the waterway transformation that can occur in less than a year with Floating Ecosystems along the banks.
Grants are now available for landowners wishing to plant trees and create woodland in the Rockingham Forest Area. [ 230KB ]
River Nene Regional Park is currently looking to contact local businesses with a corporate offer for woodland planting in the Rockingham area. [ 159KB ]
A woodland opportunity map was begun in 2013 with the aim of identifying priority locations for the creation of new woodland, and also to highlight areas where woodland creation would be detrimental. The first phase of the map prioritises the areas surrounding and linking existing woodlands, as the expansion and connecting of woodlands is likely to have the greatest benefits for biodiversity, landscape character and recreation. More detail is available in the PDF which is available to download. The maps can be viewed at http://maps.northamptonshire.gov.uk [ 1MB ]
Herbicide-resistant black-grass: how best to achieve long-term control whilst minimising adverse environmental impacts [ 3MB ]
Download the full presentation on Soil Health and Management in the Nene & Welland Catchments by Earthcare Technical's Anna Becvar from our March 2021 webinar for farmers. [ 642KB ]
Download Chris Stoate's full presentation on cover crops on clay soils from our March 2021 Webinar for farmers in the Nene & Welland Catchments. [ 2MB ]
The key aim of the project would be to inform the second phase Anglian River Basin Management Plan (due in 2015). [ 352KB ]
[Brochure] To engage partners, communities and other stakeholders in developing an integrated approach to protect and enhance the river catchment. [ 989KB ]
An overview of Water Framework Directive improvement opportunities in Northampton Borough. [ 13MB ]
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'Providing Sustainable Solutions for Businesses and Communities'. A new leaflet providing an overview of the RNRP and its services. [ 506KB ]
The Climate Challenge, described in more detail in this document, is RNRP’s innovative offer to the Government, and to partners, to link together the two key, but presently separate, national initiatives on Climate Change. The proposal is that RNRP would use an allocation from Green Taxes that the government will levy on business and individuals on energy consumption beyond their allowances, to develop and implement environmental initiatives that will also provide tangible social and economic benefits. [ 4MB ]
West Northants Council advertises two new project management vacancies, made possible by the Flood and Coast Resilience Innovation Funding Program.
Our partners at Nenescape are working with Destination Nene Valley to offer a ‘festival grant’ to help support events and activities for the 2021 Nene Valley Festival.
A unique solution to an all too common issue, floating ecosystems have been installed along the Whitworths Mill bank of the River Nene at Wellingborough Embankment.