Elimination of Signal Crayfish

Elimination of signal crayfish from the Glaven tributaries? Well “attempted elimination” would be a better description as we have not reached the end of the exercise by a long way. Indeed some experts says we...

The rare Great Silver Water Beetle

The Great Silver Water Beetle (Hydrophilus piceus) is an enormous aquatic insect clocking in at a massive 4 cm+! It is a threatened species in Britain and until a few days ago it was not...

Restoring habitat diversity in the Gunthorpe Stream

A small group of River Glaven Conservation Group members met at Brinton village on Saturday 14th April to learn habitat restoration techniques from Nigel Holmes, one of the UK’s leading river restoration experts. A demonstration...

River Glaven is a haven full of wonder

The River Glaven was the subject of a recent article by John Bailey in the Eastern Daily Press. The piece covered the fish history of the river and some of the important wildlife that the...

Hunworth invertebrate survey 2012

On April 1st 2012 myself, Mel Bickerton (University of Birmingham) and Laura George (UCL MSc student) undertook the second post-meandering invertebrate survey of the Glaven at Hunworth meadows. We spent all day at the river...

Glad about the Glaven

On Saturday 21st July 2012, come along to a celebration of the local area and environment to launch The Friends of Holt Hall. Enjoy food and drink from noon and take part in guided walks,...