Archive for the tag 'Buxton'

Urbantrout sidecasts: Monday 16 September

Another one bites the dust: latest news of fish passage improvements on south London’s little Hogsmill River CATCH ‘em young: Wincanton’s newly-formed community river restoration group draws crowds at the town’s first Sunday street market Sheffield University becomes the UK’s biggest urban water research group Changing perceptions of a dirty river: Action Irwell’s Eric Owen […]

Urbantrout sidecasts: Monday 21 January

From Seattle to Atlanta via Boston, Denver and Salt Lake City, a new study by the United States Geological Survey examines the varying effects of urbanisation on different stream and river ecosystems … while the UK’s Environment Agency commits to massive £3.5 million deculverting of the River Roch in Rochdale’s historic centre (extra BBC footage […]

Challenge Buxton 2013: Who’s up for restoring the top of the Derbyshire Wye?

Even the smartest towns sometimes have dirty places, down the inaccessible backs of car parks and petrol stations… and in those places you’ll often find trout! In truth, this particular dirty place was hard to miss when I visited the top of the Derbyshire Wye at the start of last season: an outsize plunge pool […]