WRAY WOOD – BOSTON SPA – River Wharfe With the new season only just around the corner I’m sure a few of you will be itching to get back on the rivers. PLEASE NOTE – There is a new fence at the top of the length marking the boundary, It is to the downstream side of the bridge across to Flint Mill. The fence cuts across the field and meets up with the bottom end of the concrete and stone wall which runs down from the weir. Where this fence meets the wall is the UPPER LIMIT for Continue reading Wray Wood – June 2018
Friends of Bradford’s Becks have a litter-pick this Saturday (5th May) on Bradford Beck which will run from 10am until midday. Meet by the Nisa store at the junction of Valley Road and Poplar Road. Volunteers are advised to wear boots and warm clothing – litter pickers, gloves, bags and hot drinks will be provided by the organisers. There will be another litter-pick on Clayton Beck next Wednesday between midday and 3pm. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on either of these events. Friends of Bradford’s Becks will also be running a series of guided walks over the next couple Continue reading Forthcoming Aire Rivers Trust (and Friends) Events
Meet for this Fridays’ Aire Rivers Trust litter pick will be at Wastechasers, 124 Dockfield Road, Shipley BD17 7AR from 9:30 am onwards. Volunteers are advised to wear boots and warm clothing – litter pickers, gloves, bags and hot drinks will be provided by the organisers. Contact email@example.com for more information.
There will be a work party at Coppice Pond on Sunday 25th March. If you want to see restocking take place within the next 12 months, please step forward and help us get the work done now. The plan is to make improvements and protection so that aquatic plants can be re-introduced safely away from the ravages of the geese. This will provide shelter for the fish from predators and spawning habitat to allow the fish to breed more successfully. We would also like to do some restocking, but we do not want to do this until we know there Continue reading Work Party Coppice Pond Sunday 25th March
The latest Aire Rivers Trust litter pick is this Saturday 24th March at Charlestown, meet at 10 am at the “eastern end of Dockfield Road” (Shipley) – by the viaduct and Woodbottom footbridge. Boots and warm working clothes are advised but gloves, litter pickers, bags (and tea, coffee and biscuits) will be provided. There will be another litter pick at Rye Loaf Meadow, Bingley on April 7th, and one on the 20th April at another site. We will post further details on these events as soon as we have them, or you can contact the organiser firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
There will be a work party at Coppice Pond on Sunday 7th Jan to improve fish habitat and bankside planting Members are welcome to lend a hand as this is quite a large task The party will be meeting at the pond at 10.00am. Those wanting to lend a hand would be advised to bring waders if possible as some of the work is water based. Please note – there may be some disruption to angling in the areas where the works are being undertaken so do be aware of this when setting of for the days fishing!