Green Recovery Challenge Fund
The fund, delivered by The National Lottery Heritage Fund in partnership with Natural England and the Environment Agency, will enable the Lincolnshire Chalk Streams team to install nature based solutions in the River Rase catchment to help the chalk stream adapt to climate change.
Blow wells have been a feature of North Lincolnshire for centuries. A blow well is a type of groundwater spring, which is seldom (if at all) found across the British Isles except for the coastal margins of Lincolnshire. The geological conditions needed to form a blow well are found between Louth and Barton-Upon Humber.
American Mink are an invasive non-native species that have a devestating effect on our native wildlife. With funding from Anglian Water we’re trialling new technology to help tackle the issue and feed into the national converstation on mink control.
Natural Flood Management
Natural Flood Management is fast becoming incredibly important to help us tackle the problems we have with flooding. We now not only look at ways to improve the habitat of Lincolnshire’s chalk streams but we look around the catchment to find ways to help ‘slow the flow.’
CS Facilitation Fund
In early 2018 the Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project (LCSP) was awarded over £43,500 to run a Facilitation Fund group with farmers and landowners along the Great Eau catchment over three years…
We are part of a county wide working group that are trying to save our last population of native white-clawed crayfish to suitable ‘Ark’ sites around Lincolnshire.