Bury Water Meadows Group held its 10th birthday party this month. Well we thought we were 10, until it was pointed out that our first meeting, to seek help to… Continue reading Monthly Column Nov 2023 Bury Free Press
Will Ratty return to the water meadows? Bury Water Meadows Group’s ‘bio-observers’ have been busy recording the diversity of animals and plants in the town centre but one creature they… Continue reading Monthly Column Sept 2023 Bury Free Press
What is a water meadow? The Rivers Trust explains it well.... http://www.theriverstrust.org/newsletter/winter_06/issue_10/newsletter.html Water meadows are quite distinct from other forms of wet grassland. Engineered topography, weirs, channels, sluices and sloping… Continue reading Why Water Meadows Are Important
Why are Chalk Streams Important? Did you know that the River Lark and the River Linnet are chalk streams under threat unless we make sure they are protected? Chalk streams… Continue reading Protecting Britain’s Chalk Streams
Walking is Great Exercise! As the weather improves many of us feel more inclined to get out into the fresh air- walking is so much better without six layers of… Continue reading Walking is Good for You!