Whit Beck/ Invasive Weeds/ Fish eating Birds

22nd September 2014


Whit Beck River Restoration – guided tour!

What is it? Visit this landmark project that transformed a 350m section of heavily modified river into a more natural 1200m river stretch. Why is this work important & what are the benefits?

When? 10 am. Booking necessary!

Where? Lorton

-Led by West Cumbria Rivers Trust

Booking necessary! Contact karin@westcumbriariverstrust.org Tel: 017687 44347

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Japanese knotweed: ID & treatment. Talk to community group & contractors

What is it? Keep the INNS out! Find out about invasive non-native weeds like Japanese Knotweed & Himalayan balsam. Discover the damage they cause to infrastructure, the environment and your land. Learn the right way to keep them in check!

When? 11am

Where? Cleator Moor

-Led by Copeland Community Lengthsmen Scheme & West Cumbria Rivers Trust

Booking necessary! Contact: Chris Pickles, Community Regeneration Officer on 01946 598 326. chris.pickles@copeland.gov.uk

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Fish Eating Birds. Talk with Angling Clubs

What is it? The hot topic in Angling communities. This is the opportunity for the angling community to raise concerns with the RSPB.Fish 

When? 6:30pm. Booking necessary!

Where? Cockermouth

-Led by RSPB

Booking necessary! Contact karin@westcumbriariverstrust.org Tel: 017687 44347