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An update on The Delivering Innovative Markets for the Environment (DIME) Project, led by the Wye and Usk Foundation (WUF) in partnership with Nature Finance and the Rivers Trust.
The latest updates on the Wye Algae PhD project.
Our staff have once again been out along the Wye and Usk with the aim to eradicate Japanese Knotweed as part of the Giving Up The Weed Project. It is highly invasive and threatens the health of our rivers by smothering the native flora on the rivers’ banks.
The Wye and Usk Foundation joins the RSPB, National Trust, and The Rivers Trust in expressing its dismay and anger that the English government appears to be abandoning its promises for nature and climate.
Our staff have once again been out along the Wye and Usk continuing the control treatment of Giant Hogweed as part of the Giving Up The Weed project.
Friday 2nd September Water temperatures on all of the catchments are now at safe levels for salmonid fishing.
The Wye & Usk Foundation was pleased to be invited to take part in an investigation into water pollution by Joe Crowley and the ITV Tonight team.
Most recent update from the Wye and Usk Foundation regarding fishing closures and rising river temperatures.
With the lives of salmon at risk due to water temperatures becoming fatally high, the Wye and Usk Foundation has cooperated with regulatory bodies to cool the river.
An 80 mile run along the river Usk has been completed by our Chairman, Charlie Newington-Bridges, to raise money for the Wye and Usk Foundation.
The Foundation has submitted an ambitious bid to Defra to resolve the Wye’s water quality issues.
Defendant enters a guilty plea to 7 charges on Wednesday 18 May
Defra have announced charges against a landowner for damage caused to the river Lugg in 2020
A rethink on how we manage river catchments is required if the kind of flooding witnessed across the UK last month is not to get even worse.
Natural Resources Wales prosecutes in Usk salmon poaching incident
The Foundation is recruiting two new trustees
Our office opening hours over Christmas
£18,569.50 raised for the rivers!
Was on Thursday 2nd December at the Brecon Castle Hotel.
Herefordshire agricultural group starts taking the practical measures needed to improve the Wye’s water quality
Is there any hope for these fish in the Wye and Usk?
Natural Resources Wales fail to bring a prosecution for last year’s devastating pollution event
Thousands of trees are to be planted in the English Wye catchment