By Brook Progress

Now we have agreement to proceed it is all hands to the pump to make the most of the Summer and progress the project as fast as possible. We have started the fish pass feasibility studies by contracting Mike and Matt Beech who you can see in the following photos taking levels and measurements on…

Good News For By Brook!

BART has just received confirmation that it has been awarded a Partnership contract to carry out improvements on the By Brook. You can see a draft of  the information release below the photos which are of the type of issues we will want to address on the Brook.   Bristol Avon Rivers Trust (BART) is…

PES project – Little Avon

Phase two of this project has been completed and the final stage which would include recommendations for next steps is due for completion in August.  BART are excited at how well the combined team have performed and for the future on this lovely little river. BART are also busy building relationships in other areas of…

Payments For Ecosystem Services Project

BART are working in partnership with the world renowned wetlands expert, Rob McInnes, researchers from Bath Spa University and a local environmental consultancy called Engain, on a project to implement a cost-effective, natural wetland based system for preventing nutrient pollution from entering the Tortworth Brook from sewage treatment works and farm run off. The project…

Another Avon Roach Project

Thanks to the Severn Rivers Trust BART were lucky enough to acquire eight roach spawning boards recently in readiness for this seasons spawning. We hope that we can encourage the roach to spawn as successfully as the very famous Avon Roach Project on the Hampshire Avon. We will not be taking the spawning boards out…