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The Tees Rivers Trust Blog!

All the Latest on our Beautiful Rivers!

 

Welcome to our blog!
This is where we are aiming to post about all our amazing Tees Rivers Adventures. The idea behind our blog is to get all the wonderful people who love our rivers involved in what we are doing! This will include our visits to the site, our ongoing projects and what we are doing to try and improve the environment and the community!

 
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Native Oysters Return to the Tees

After nearly 100 years of absence the Tees is now once again home to native oysters. On the 28th of September we marked the completion of...

Floating Pennywort

What is Floating Pennywort? Floating pennywort (Hydrocotyle ranunculoides) is an aquatic plant that was introduced to the UK in the 1980s...

Don't let giant hogweed fool you...

Over the summer months, there is a lot of awareness spread about giant hogweed and what to look out for. Which is understandable! During...

We have Seagrass in the Tees!

Well, I say seagrass, right now it’s many bags of sand filled with seagrass seeds. This past Sunday (11/09/22) the Tees River Trust was...

Environmentally Friendly Living

Have you ever wondered what you could do to help the environment? Sometimes the smallest changes we can make, can make the biggest...

Himalayan Balsam: Progress

Himalayan balsam is one of the top 3 invasive plant species that we work on in the Tees catchment, along with Japanese knotweed and Giant...

Tees Operation Hogweed: Progress

As you know, we have been working on combating giant hogweed from the Tees catchment for years... in order to eradicate the plant it...

Seawilding Weekend

Over the weekend our estuaries team was up in Argyll and Bute learning more about seagrass and oyster restoration from Seawilding....

Migratory Fish: From Source to Sea

Around the world, numerous fish species are known to undertake migrations. Some fish, like salmon, migrate across vast distances covering...

INNS WEEK 2022: Day 5

An introduction to biosecurity. We are already on day 5 of #INNSWEEK 2022! INNS Week is a national initiative to raise awareness of the...

INNS WEEK 2022: Day 4

The impact of Invasive non-native species on people and urban environments. Today is day 4 of #INNSWEEK 2022. INNS Week is a national...

INNS WEEK 2022: Day 3

Welcome to day 3 of #INNSWEEK 2022. INNS Week is a national initiative to raise awareness of the negative impact of invasive species...

INNS WEEK 2022: Day 2

The impact of Invasive non-native species on the Freshwater Envrionment. Welcome to day two of #INNSWEEK 2022. INNS Week is a national...

INNS WEEK 2022: Day 1

The impact of Invasive non-native species on the Terrestrial Environment. Welcome to day one of #INNSWEEK 2022. INNS Week is a national...

Seagrass: The Problem with Buoys

The ecological importance of seagrass as a habitat and keystone species is widely known and it is protected by law in several countries....

Oysters: A social history

It may seem odd given their status as a luxury item today, but throughout history oysters have been a vital food source for humans. The...

River Gardens: Bringing Biodiversity

Welcome to our new mini blog series on River Gardens... Have you ever wondered if there was anything you could do to support wildlife...