Caring for the Cam: Project Update

BART have been working hard to address water quality issues and improve habitat for wildlife on the Cam Brook, Midford. The Caring for the Cam project is being funded by players of People’s Postcode Lottery enabling BART to deliver exciting river restoration works alongside monitoring, training and community events to make the Cam better for…

We have reached 60 Riverfly monitors!

We have reached 60 Riverfly Partnership monitors! These volunteers each sample their site once a month, monitoring invertebrates as indicators of water quality. They help us to gain a long term dataset on the health of rivers, as well as identifying pollution incidents to enable response by the Environment Agency. Click here to find out more about our…

We’ve raised one million pounds!

BART are really proud to announce that we have reached the £1 million mark for lifetime funds raised for river restoration and education work! (Plus a huge amount more bought in from partners in joint projects). From humble beginnings six years ago with a few anglers, saddened at the decline of the Bristol Avon and…

BART electrofishing surveys

BART are pleased to announce that we now own our own set of electrofishing kit. BART has been conducting electrofishing surveys for some time with partners, however we have now been able to raise sufficient funds for our own equipment. Electrofishing is a fish surveying technique combining a mixture of electrical current with a known…