Bristol Harbourside Festival Cardboard Boat Race!

As part of the Bristol Harbourside Festival 2017 BART Project Officers, Harriet and Claire, decided to enter the annual Cardboard Boat Race! The event was organised by the charity My Future My Choice and their programme Bristol Loves Tides.  The charity run interactive workshops for children to pratice teamwork skills, inspire them to develop their…

Bristol pupils spray the way to change

As part of our Greggs Foundation funded project, over 60 pupils from Bristol have been out running their own Yellowfish Project to educate members of their community on the link between storm drains and their river, the Bristol Frome. The Yellowfish initiative involves spraying yellow fish stencils onto the side of storm drains using non-toxic,…

Somerset Frome Sediment Pathways Project

BART have completed a very interesting and useful project funded by the Bristol Avon Catchment Partnership this Spring. Sediment entering watercourses can have a detrimental effect on aquatic ecology, including fish and invertebrates.  This project has used predominantly field surveys to identify where sediment is entering watercourses in the upper Somerset Frome catchment and to…