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Floating Pennywort removal at New Denham and Uxbridge

You’ll never guess who was splashing about in the River Colne last week? It was two amazing teams of volunteer River Rangers. They were wading in the River Colne at New Denham and Uxbridge to tackling a major threat to our river system, Floating Pennywort.
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Green Infrastructure Strategy

We have produced a Green Infrastructure Strategy that covers both the Colne and Crane Valleys.  This strategy articulates the importance of the Colne and Crane landscapes, setting a vision and an approach to unite around. It has been prepared to address the significant and numerous challenges of the 21st century in this area and is a call for action that highlights a wide range of “greening” opportunities as well as river enhancement projects. 

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Threats to the Colne Valley

There are many development proposals at the moment, it feels like ‘open season’ on the countryside of the Colne Valley Regional Park. We have been busy over recent weeks working on responses to planning applications and consultations for development proposals. Find out more…
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Drip Drop, Drip Drop…..

Drip drop… drip drop… there goes water from your tap! Do you ever wonder where your water comes from and how it affects your local environment? Last week we were all talking about this at Drip Drop Summer School in four fun filled days with over 30 children at Iver Environment Centre. Together we dived deep into the topic of water awareness and conservation helping raise awareness on how your dripping tap is affecting your local river!
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Free Workshops in September 2019

In 2018, The Colne Valley Regional Park  was successful in its bid for £1.6m worth of National Lottery funding. This will be augmented by a further £900k of local funding. One of the projects, called Walks Through a Changing Landscape presents a unique opportunity to apply for a place at a free workshops which we will be running in September 2019.  These workshops will give you the opportunity to be part of the Colne Valley Heritage Lottery project. 
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Colne Valley Festival

The Colne Valley Festival saw a day of music, fun and activity for around 3000 visitors on 28th July. Live Music from two stages formed the backdrop and helped to provide the lovely atmosphere that so many people commented on. Families…
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Colne Valley Regional Park in June 2019 - Newsletter

Colne Valley Regional Park has been busy in June. We have had many young people and adults visiting  and learning about Colne Valley Regional Park, the Misbourne River and the importance of saving water. Find out more in our newsletter.
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Happy cattle in Stocker’s Lake

The Dexter cattle were reintroduced to Stocker’s Lake meadows after an absence of many decades. It was a delight to see the first three being released from the corral into the meadow. Shy for a second, they were soon quickly enjoying their new-found freedom, jumping and running around in excitement. When the second batch was released, the herd reunited in the middle of the field, touching noses in greeting.
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Events flowing through the Colne Valley - The Amigos Social Group

A big part of our work involves spreading the word about the many projects currently under way across the Colne Valley Regional Park. Fiona Brewer, our Events and Interpretation Officer, spent some time with the Amigos Social group that caters for those with visual impairments and meets once a month at Christ Church in Uxbridge.