About geoff

Project Lead on this catchment host, Geoff has over 40 years experience working in, on or near rivers. He started as a Pollution Prevention Officer and ended specialising in regulatory and relationship management.

Slow The Flow Calderdale revealed

Slow The Flow Calderdale was set up to look scientifically at the issue of why and how the Calder Valley floods and to look at natural flood prevention measures and solutions to slow the volume of water which comes down the hillsides into the River Calder. We are a group of dedicated engineers,

DNAire Activity Plan tender opportunity

The Aire Rivers Trust have just issued an Invitation to Tender for the Activity Plan which forms a key part of the Stage 2 submission to The Heritage Lottery Fund for their DNAire - Developing the Natural Aire project. This exciting step moves the project one step closer to delivering Salmon to Skipton

Paddling Down The Aire For World Fish Migration Day

Paddling Down The Aire For World Fish Migration Day On Saturday 21st April Professor Jonathan Grey and Tim Jacklin from The Wild Trout Trust will be paddling down the River Aire from Gargarve to Leeds along the route that migratory fish will take once fish passes have been installed on the last four

iCASP revealed

Members of the iCASP team in Bishopdale visiting farm-scale natural flood management measures The Yorkshire Integrated Catchment Solutions Programme (iCASP) is an exciting five year partnership programme, which was launched last July and is funded by the Natural Environment Research Council. Even though it is hosted by the University of Leeds,

Working with Natural Processes Mapping Tool

Working with Natural Processes Mapping tool In November 2017 the Environment Agency (EA) released an online tool which provides baseline information, from open source data, for identifying potential areas for Working with Natural Processes (WWNP) to go alongside the EA Evidence Directory. The current map does not cover a comprehensive list of WWNP

ACCP Recreation and Leisure Workshop – Executive Summary

How to develop and deliver recreation and leisure projects workshop The Aire and Calder Catchment Partnership are running a series of workshops to aid our Catchment Champions in their role. One of these workshops focussed on how to develop and deliver recreation and leisure projects; with Chris Hawkesworth as guest speaker. The workshop

Meet our Catchment Champions – Don Vine, Upper Aire

Meet our Catchment Champions A key role for the ACCP is to engage people and groups from across the region to help improve our precious water environments. The ACCP Catchment Champions are a group of individuals already working hard throughout the catchment to do this. They represent the 7 operational catchments that make

Invasive Species Week

It’s Invasive Species Week (#InvasivesWeek)! As part of this the ACCP want to provide you with the relevant knowledge about invasive species and best biosecurity practice to help reduce the spread of these damaging species. What is an invasive species? An invasive species is a non-native species which have often been spread directly

Meet our Catchment Champions – Alec Boyd, Lower Calder

Meet our Catchment Champions A key role for the ACCP is to engage people and groups from across the region to help improve our precious water environments. The ACCP Catchment Champions are a group of individuals already working hard throughout the catchment to do this. They represent the 7 operational catchments that make

ACCP Funding Workshop – Executive Summary

How and where to go for funding for species and habitat improvement projects workshop The Aire and Calder Catchment Partnership are running a series of workshops to aid our Catchment Champions in their role. One of these workshops focussed on how and where to go for funding for species and habitat improvement projects;