Ongoing since September 2021
Using Environmental Impact Bonds to finance the construction of wetlands to improve water quality in the river Stiffkey
April - May 2021
A custom-built fish pass has been installed in Wymondham to allow native fish and invertebrates to continue their natural migration upstream of Becketswell bridge
Ongoing since October 2020
Norfolk Rivers Trust and the Norfolk Non-native Species Initiative (NNNSI) have joined forces to remove Himalayan Balsam from the Wensum catchment.
November 2019 - February 2020
Walkovers have taken place in the Lark and Little Ouse river catchments to determine the status of diffuse pollution in these areas. Following this, a report has been produced to identify the mitigation measures that can be employed to prevent ...
Work took place on the Stiffkey near Little Snoring to diversify a dark and canalised stretch of the river. Meanders were formed using large woody debris that was cut from the bank. As well as creating some deeper pool sections, this work will ...
October 2018 - January 2019
A section of a River Wensum tributary, which had previously been dredged, embanked and re-aligned, has been restored as part of a wider Natural Flood Management and Habitat Improvement project.
March - May 2018
In a project funded by the Environment Agency, we have worked to reduce sediment mobilisation within the catchment.
October 2017 - May 2018
A new wetland has been constructed to provide a natural, low-cost and sustainable water treatment method - whilst avoiding the installation of costly and carbon-intensive nutrient stripping techniques.
August - September 2015
In September 2015, Norfolk Rivers Trust began a two-week restoration project in partnership with the Environment Agency, downstream of Bodney.
Norfolk Rivers Trust, King’s Lynn Internal Drainage Board and the Borough Council teamed up to improve an abandoned area of King’s Lynn known as the Seven Sisters Drain.
January - March 2015
Following discussions with English Heritage and the owners at Baconsthorpe Castle, we de-silted the pond to preserve the habitat for the rare and wonderous crucian carp.
November 2014 - March 2015
Working in partnership with Buxton Conservation Trust, Natural England and former RSPB expert Norman Sills, 12 hectares of land at Stiffkey Fen SSSI have been restored.
October 2014 - September 2015
A pilot 'integrated constructed wetland' was created alongside the Mun, as it runs through Templewood Estate.
October 2014 - March 2015
Work has taken place to improve the habitat diversity and wildlife at a heavily modified section of the River Nar between Pentney Abbey and Blackborough End.
Ongoing since August 2014
The Cam and Ely Ouse (CamEO) Catchment Partnership is co-hosted by Anglian Water and the Norfolk Rivers Trust.
August - September 2014
A new meandering river channel has been created at the Bayfield Estate in Norfolk.
June - November 2014
As part of a series of river restoration projects on the River Nar, Norfolk Rivers Trust have resurrected an exceptionally intact but disconnected river channel.
A new project has been undertaken to restore a section of the River Ingol near to Snettisham.
September 2013 - March 2014
We re-built and strengthened the pond wall which was beginning to crumble as trees were growing too close to the edge.
September - October 2013
Norfolk Rivers Trust, Norfolk Rivers Internal Drainage Board (IDB) and Cain Bio-Engineering teamed up to restore a large section of the River Nar at West Acre.
July 2013 - February 2015
Work has been undertaken to address several issues that were occurring across a 3km stretch of the upper Babingley.
March 2013 - March 2014
We have worked to restore several hundred metres of river bank habitat next to the car park at the Lavender Mill in West Norfolk.
January 2013 - March 2015
Norfolk Rivers Trust has worked with farmers in the upper Glaven to reduce the amount of sediment run-off reaching the river by retention and trapping.
December 2012 - May 2013
In 2012 and 2013, Norfolk Rivers Trust part-funded a project by the Environment Agency and the River Glaven Angling Association to restore a section of the River Glaven upstream of Wiveton.
Working with the Coca-Cola and WWF Freshwater Partnership, Norfolk Rivers Trust have undertaken measures to improve the health of the chalk-fed River Nar.
October 2012 - March 2015
A variety of conservation, education and community projects have taken place on nine chalk-fed rivers in Norfolk.
In an area that is accessible to the public, forty-two riffle sequences have been created in two uniform sections of the River Nar channel.
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