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Newsletter – Winter 19/20

We are pleased to welcome you to our Winter 19/20 newsletter! We hope you enjoy reading about what we and our partners have been up to recently. If you have any suggestions for our Spring newsletter then contact: enquiries@riverthame.org

The importance of the floodplain is often overlooked, but it is just as much a part of the river as the channel. After several years of dry summers and winters, the River Thame has topped its banks and reminded us this of its true extent, spilling out across the fields. Please enjoy the above slideshow of Martin Routledge’s photos of the river near Upper Winchendon.

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2018 Summer Newsletter

Welcome to our quarterly newsletter! Here we like to update you on the work the Trust and its partners have been carrying out around the Thame catchment as well as any national news that may affect our freshwater habitats.

This scorching summer appears to be never ending and the dramatic snowfall over the winter seems just a distant memory. Our grasslands are brown, trees are wilting, our ponds drying and soils cracking. Who ever thought we would be wishing for rain! Despite this for the Trust this summer has been one of knowledge gathering, habitat creation and and restoration! Continue reading

RTCT April 2018 Newsletter

Welcome to our monthly newsletter. We always love to update people on what is happening around the catchment, and what better way to fill people in than with a monthly newsletter. We hope that you enjoy reading and welcome any suggestions for next month, just send them to enquiries@riverthame.org  Continue reading

River Thame Catchment Water Quality Analysis 2017

Last week we were invited to share an evening event with Freshwater Habitats Trust in Aylesbury, where they celebrated their fantastic achievements throughout their Clean Water for Wildlife Project – a three-year national project using Citizen Science to monitor water quality.

We presented what we have learnt so far through Citizen Science about the water quality of the River Thame Catchment. For those that couldn’t make it, here is a snapshot of the results collected by our team of dedicated volunteers since we started monitoring in 2014. Continue reading

RTCT September 2017 Newsletter

Welcome to our eleventh RTCT newsletter. We always love to update people on what is happening around the catchment, and what better way to fill people in than with a monthly newsletter. We hope that you enjoy reading and welcome any suggestions for next month, just send them and any photographs to Enquiries@RiverThame.org Continue reading