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East Yorkshire Chalk Rivers Trust (Derwent)

Coordinator  Dave Southall  25/01/12 Sites      13 Team     12 Activity   2011 The East Yorkshire Chalk Rivers Trust have recently changed its area of operation to include the Yorkshire Derwent. We are in the process of establishing contacts with groups on this catchment and increasing our sampling sites.

Ryedale Anglers Association

Coordinator  Simon Dench  04/01/12 Sites      River Rye (3) Team     10 Activity   August 2006 Monitoring on the River Rye started in 2006 as part of the pilot phase of the national project. The workshop, organised by Dr Owen Wetherall, was sponsored by Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Sustainable Development Fund, North York Moors National Park Authority and Ryedale District Council. Monitoring takes place quarterly on one site on the River Rye, with two further sites being established. The Ryedale Monitoring Team, led by Simon Dench, has 10 members including the local River Keeper. The monitoring forms part of a River Rye Habitat Improvement Project by the Ryedale Anglers and The Can Do Partnership which received a Wild Trout Trust Conservation Award in 2007.

Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust

Coordinators  Gareth Jones (Swale & Ure) and John Shillcock (Nidd)  04/01/12 Sites      River Ure (17), River Swale (10) Team     10 Activity   2007 Monitoring is established on the River Ure and River Swale. Fifteen sites are monitored on the River Ure with monitoring commencing on the Swale.