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Juvenile fish monitoring

Juvenile fish monitoring

Electric fishing surveys

Electric fishing is a method used to determine fish populations in rivers and streams and is carried out across the country by organisations such as the Environment Agency and Rivers Trusts. Sites acr... Full details...
Riverfly Monitoring

Riverfly Monitoring

Volunteers monitor water quality across the Esk catchment

Riverfly Monitoring stems from the Angler's Riverfly Monitoring Initiative set up by the Riverfly Partnership. Trained volunteers are monitoring over 30 sites across the Esk catchment to assess water ... Full details...
Glaisdale Beck Restoration Project

Glaisdale Beck Restoration Project

Esk and Coasal Streams Catchment Partnership Project

The Esk and Coastal Streams Catchment Partnership's Glaisdale Beck Restoration Project is now in it's final year, funded by the Environment Agency with support from the Land of Iron Landscape Partners... Full details...
Adopt a Stream

Adopt a Stream

Help care for the river Esk - become a 'Guardian of the Esk'

Adopt a Stream has recruited ‘Guardians of the Esk’ who ensure that key areas of the catchment are being checked regularly and that information is collated and used to help us care for the catchme... Full details...
Young Angler Initative

Young Angler Initative

Young people learn how to fish

The Young Angler Initiative (YAI) brings young people together to learn how to fish from experienced members of the community in the Esk Valley. Not only do young anglers learn and improve their angli... Full details...
The River Esk 3 Year Action Plan 2017-2019

The River Esk 3 Year Action Plan 2017-2019

The River Esk 3 Year Action Plan 2017-2019

The River Esk 3 Year Action Plan (2017-2019) can be accessed by clicking on the PDF below. The River Esk 3 Year Action Plan was reviewed by the Partnership in November 2016 and was ratified at the ... Full details...
Voluntary Bailiff Service

Voluntary Bailiff Service

Helping to protect fish and fisheries

The Voluntary Bailiff Service (VBS) is an important partnership between the Angling Trust and the Environment Agency and is funded through English freshwater rod licences. The VBS is part of the Fi... Full details...
Operation Traverse

Operation Traverse

Operation Traverse - Tackling illegal fishing activities

The national campaign, Operation Traverse, aims to encourage anglers and the wider angling community to report suspicious activity to the Environment Agency or police to increase information and intel... Full details...
Salmon in the Classroom

Salmon in the Classroom

Bringing the river into the classroom!

Salmon in the Classroom literally means just that! A fish tank is set up in a local primary school and pupils learn about the lifecycle of the Atlantic salmon and other species such as the freshwat... Full details...

PREVIOUS PROJECTS



Murk Esk Habitat Improvement Works 2015

Murk Esk Habitat Improvement Works 2015

Murk Esk Habitat Improvement Works 2015

Survey work was undertaken in 2015 to scope out potential habitat improvements along the Murk Esk. We work closely with landowners to highlight works that will improve the riparian habitat. We are lo... Full details...
Glaisdale Beck Habitat Improvement Works 2015

Glaisdale Beck Habitat Improvement Works 2015

Glaisdale Beck Habitat Improvement Works 2015

At the end of March the Esk and Coastal Streams Catchment Partnership* ran two demonstration days covering a variety of habitat improvement works that can benefit the riparian habitat and its wildlife... Full details...

ABOUT THE TRUST

The Esk at Whitby Born out of the River Esk Action Committee, formed to implement the Yorkshire Esk's Salmon Action Plan, the Yorkshire Esk Rivers Trust has... read more

ABOUT THE RIVER

The River Esk The River Esk, Yorkshire's premier salmon and sea trout river, rises between Baysdale and Westerdale in an area known as Esklets... read more

CATCHMENT BASED APPROACH

Catchment Based Approach Yorkshire Esk Rivers Trust involvement with CaBA - Catchment Based Approach... read more


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