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The Environment Agency, Dacorum Borough Council and Affinity Water are sharing their latest plans to help restore the River Gade at Gadebridge Park, Hemel Hempstead; a globally rare and valuable chalk stream.

Plans to release beavers into the wild in England have been set out in a consultation launched on the 25th August.

Since 1995, water companies across England have invested many millions of pounds in projects to protect and improve our rivers, lakes and wetlands. Now, the Environment Agency are seeking your views on how future money should be spent.

Catchment areas of the River Colne

River Chess Colne Valley Park North Colne Valley Park South Rivers Gade and Bulbourne Rivers Misbourne and Alderbourne Rivers Pinn, Ash, Duke of Northumberland and Longford Upper Colne and tributaries River Ver

ColneCAN RT @Hillfortian: I see streams of mauve Rivers turned blue White slick from outfalls Raw sewage too And I think to myself, what a wonderful…
ColneCAN RT @ChilternSociety: 💦Welcome Laura & Adrian our new recruits for the Chalk Streams and Wetland Meadows Project!
ColneCAN RT @theriverstrust: As part of the Chalk Stream Restoration group, we're calling for #ChalkStreams in England to be given enhanced environm…

Roll over the map to highlight the individual catchments, click to visit the action plan for that catchment.

You can help in many ways: from saving water at home to more hands-on practical work with the rivers themselves. You may also have ideas about new or existing projects – we would like to hear them!

Design by LTD Design Consultants and build by Garganey Consulting. From an original concept by the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust.