First Glaven elver of 2016!

Out latest Blog Post comes from RGCG commitee member Willie Brownlow who is running the Glaven elver trap at Glandford Mill. This is the trap’s third year and the results are providing vital information to...

Seven Ponds in Seven Days

Next week the recently launched Norfolk Ponds Project will take on the challenge of restoring seven ponds in seven days and we invite people to come and see what we are up to: 20th September...

Congratulations to Natural Surroundings

A massive congratulations to the team at Natural Surroundings who recently won a  biodiversity award from the Norfolk Biodiversity Partnership. The award was for Outstanding Land-manager. Natural Surroundings is situated close to the River Glaven...

The Glaven eel project – the elvers are running!

This year has seen the start of a Heritage Lottery funded eel project on the Glaven – a partnership between the Norfolk Rivers Trust, Norfolk Coast Partnership, River Glaven Conservation Group, Cefas, Environment Agency and...

Elvers and crayfish in 2014

2014 was a busy year for the RGCG. We were involved in a big river restoration at Bayfield, the de-silting of Selbrigg Pond and lots of other work pushed forward by the brilliant Norfolk Rivers...

Elver news fresh from Glandford Mill

The great news yesterday was that Willie Brownlow recorded the first elver in the trap we installed in Glandford Mill on 15th April. Hooray! And well done to Willie (and Robin Combe), for emptying the...

The Glaven elver run

In June 2013 elvers were seen in a small Glaven tributary stream in the Letheringsett area – the first report of them in the river for many years. In fact last year was a great...

Protecting the Glaven valley

The lower Glaven valley is part of the North Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), or as we say in Norfolk, Booty! A new community group has formed with the aim of protecting...

Gunthorpe stream update

On 20th and 21st January, a volunteer team assembled to undertake active river restoration work on the Gunthorpe stream. This tributary of the Glaven has been the focus of our volunteer programme over the last...