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9 Chalk Rivers Project

The Norfolk Coast Partnership won £1.3M funding from the Environment Agency Catchment Restoration Fund to help improve the functioning, quality and understanding of 9 chalk rivers on the Norfolk Coast. The three year project that worked in partnership with the Norfolk Rivers Trust ended in April 2015 and there have been some fantastic improvements to the rivers as well as enabling local communities to get involved. To find out about the pratical work undertaken to the rivers please go to the Norfolk Rivers Trust website 

You can also find out more about the rivers by downloading the catchment plans on the Norfolk Rivers Trust website. These tell you about pressures on the rivers and how they can be improved. There are catchment plans for the Stiffkey, Hun, Mun, Ingol, Heacham and Burn. Go to the rivers pages on the Norfolk Rivers Trust, click on the relevant river and the plans are on the right under River Plans http://www.norfolkriverstrust.org/all-rivers/

Discover our fantastic chalk rivers through this short film.

Check out this fantastic short film produced by the Norfolk Rivers Trust with Stephen Fry narrating 'Chalk Stream of Norfolk'.

9 Chalk Rivers Project Engagement Report

You can find the Engagement Report for the 9 Chalk Rivers Project on the PDF on the right. This tells you about all the community outreach work undertaken for the project.

River Babingley State of Environment Report

To find out more about the Babingley river and why it is important click on the PDF on the right.

River Gaywood State of the Environment Report

To find out why the Gaywood river is so important click on the PDF on the right.

River Glaven State of the Environment Report

To find out why the river Glaven is so important click on the PDF on the right.

River Stiffkey State of the Environment Report

To find out why the river Stiffkey is so important please click on the PDF on the right.

Practical river restoration guidance for volunteers

If you would like to find out more about how volunteer groups can get involved in practical river restoration projects then please read the guidance notes prepared by the River Glaven Conservation Group on the right.

Practical river restoration guidance for volunteers

For further information on practical river restoration for your group then please read the guidance on the PDF on the right. If you would like to undertake practical restoration work to your river please contact us and we can hlep put you in contact with the relevant organisation.

Practical projects completed

Please click on the PDF on the right to see what practical restoration work was completed on the 9 Chalk Rivers Project. You can find out more about the projects on the Norfolk Rivers Trust pages at http://www.norfolkriverstrust.org/trust_project/9-chalk-rivers/