Archive for the tag 'Trout in the Classroom'

Urbantrout sidecasts: Monday 25 November

‘Sculpin’, ‘Trout’ and ‘Shrimpy’ go urban grayling fishing somewhere up north… no hotspotting here! Salford Friendly Anglers launch their revamped website, including an urgent appeal to stand up for the Irwell in the Environment Agency’s Challenges and Choices consultation London calling: making headlines in The Angler, undoing historic dredging and impoundment damage on the Hogsmill, and […]

Trout in the Classroom: Rewilding kids and rivers

This time last week, environmental writer-campaigner George Monbiot (personal mottos: Comfort the afflicted, afflict the comfortable and Unreconstructed idealist, professional troublemaker) visited south London’s River Wandle to watch the Wandle Trust’s Trout in the Classroom trout fry release by local urban schoolkids in Morden Hall Park. His feature about the project and its wider implications […]

Urbantrout sidecasts: Monday 15 April

Charles Rangeley-Wilson’s new landscape classic Silt Road gets reviewed by Caught by the River, the Telegraph, the Financial Times, Vertigo (Reader in the Rucksack), Some Landscapes and the Wandle Piscators (visit Charles’ website for a list of readings on site in High Wycombe and elsewhere…) Now that’s what we call corporate environmental responsibility: Orvis doubles commitment […]

Urbantrout sidecasts: Thursday 18 October

Gravel cleaning, cake and urban fishing: just another World Rivers Day in south London Even more London stuff: the Wandle’s first finished rock ramp fish pass, Thames 21’s Cleaner Thames Challenge, and the Wandle Trust’s call for education volunteers Love your river: hosted by Thames Water and the River Chess Association, double Olympic rowing gold […]

Trout in the Classroom 2012: South London’s carnival of the alevins

As we’ve almost come to expect here in South London, this year’s Wandle Trust Trout in the Classroom programme went off with a bang… and a triumphant release day in Morden Hall Park filmed by Philip Williams, covered by the BBC and now reported on the Wandle Trust website. It’s always inspirational to see the next […]