Our Wonderful Wellow Meeting

We pleased to be teaming up with Midsomer Norton Town Council on a project to improve the Wellow Brook.  This local initative aims to enchance the community conservation space along the Wellow Brook Walk, which will involve planting areas of wildflowers, constructing flow deflecting structures in the river to improve brown trout habitat and running…

NEW 2017 Riverfly training sessions

Thanks to funding from Big Lottery Fund‘s Awards for All programme, BART are pleased to announce that we will be running 4 new Riverfly Partnership training sessions. These one day sessions will provide participants with the skills needed to monitor aquatic invertebrates on a monthly basis as indicators of water quality. More information available here: https://bristolavonriverstrust.org/what-we-do/riverfly_monitoring/ All…

Citizen Science Water Quality Monitoring Project

Thanks to funding from the Bristol Avon Catchment Partnership, BART will be working with 8 Riverfly monitors, 5 community groups, 5 schools and 5 farmers to monitor chemical water quality in their local rivers throughout the catchment over the next year. This monitoring is testing for phosphates and nitrates with the global research project Freshwater Watch. Although naturally occurring in…