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5 October 2016
Each year there are two periods of migration, spring migration occurred February to May when birds headed to their breeding grounds from where they over wintered and then there is the autumn migration which will be taking place by the time you read this article.
Posted by: The environment team
5 September 2016
Find out more about the iconic birds that share their home along our waterways.
13 July 2016
Anyone can get out and go nature spotting - even Canal & River Trust staff. On a routine site visit to check on the condition of a hedge, some invasive pennywort and an ongoing minor pollution incident, here’s what we spotted in a half hour walk at Horbury Basin on the Calder & Hebble.
10 May 2016
Chantal Dave, one of our environmental scientists, explains why we're getting involved with RiverFest and supporting its seven pledges.
25 April 2016
Amanda Morgan is one of our volunteer co-ordinators who works with our heritage, environment, engineering and hydrology teams. She's been keeping busy helping eels out on the River Lea lately and she's been kind enough to tell us all about it.
6 April 2016
Laura Mullholland tells us all about the stranger side of being an ecologist at the Canal & River Trust.
30 March 2016
A walk along your local waterway this month should deliver some welcoming signs that winter is in retreat and spring is marching forwards. Ecologist Paul Wilkinson tells us more.
22 March 2016
Spring is one of the best times to spot a common toad. Paul Wilkinson, ecologist at the Trust, tells us more about this colourful creature.
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