Welcome back!

Those of you who came along to the sessions on the Stiffkey run by the UEA and the Rivers Trust  last year will recall that I was expecting and work on the PhD was briefly interrupted due to the arrival of a baby girl (Yvie), 8lb 2oz in June 2013, she has already been introduced to several of the rivers in Norfolk! … Continue reading

Another great session on the Stiffkey

The beautiful and unique River Stiffkey has over several centuries become degraded and is no longer functioning as a healthy chalk river should do. Recent funding has meant new opportunities to work in this area and find out what problems exist as well as explore solutions. I have been working with the Norfolk Rivers Trust to create … Continue reading

Stiffkey area – first session success!

The beautiful and unique River Stiffkey has over several centuries become degraded and is no longer functioning as a healthy chalk river should do. Recent funding has meant new opportunities to work in this area and find out what problems exist. I have been working with the Norfolk Rivers Trust to create a hypothetical possible future landscape … Continue reading

Spread the Word!

This tweet has recently gone out sent by the Norfolk Rivers Trust, one of the newer rivers trusts it has won funding to really make a difference to the unique chalk rivers which are hidden all along the North Norfolk Coast from Mundesley to King’s Lynn. So where do you come in? Whether you live or work … Continue reading

A hard days work

Today has been spent on learning more about the improvements which can be made in a landscape which mitigate run off from slopes in cultivation. There are some really great photographs of in-field wetlands which have been developed by a team from Lancaster University at this page here MOPS2 (aka Mitigation for Phosphorus and Sediment) and I’m going to … Continue reading

Walking the River

Photographs to follow when wordpress lets me add them! I left Norwich this morning hoping it wasn’t going to rain, the rendezvous was a car park outside a farm shop in Little Walsingham and the mission was to capture as much information and imagery about the Stiffkey River as possible. After all its not everyday (sadly) that I am … Continue reading