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  • 17 Sep
    2021

    Grassland Fungi Project at Hardcastle Crags

    A new project to help conserve Calderdale’s ancient grasslands by working with farmers has got underway. The ‘Grassland Fungi Project’, which is a partnership between the National Trust and the Calder Rivers Trust, will work with local farmers by offering free surveys, which could …

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  • 17 Sep
    2021

    September Flood Partner Update

    Our September flood newsletter is now out, providing the latest flood news from across the Calder Valley, including:

    River Calder Channel Clearance Work

    Property Flood Resilience (PFR) Grant

    Fungi project to help conserve biodiversity and ancient grasslands

    #WaterWiseYorkshire

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  • 15 Sep
    2021

    Job Vacancy at the National Trust

    Land Outdoors & Nature Project Manager 

    The National Trust West Yorkshire portfolio has a wide range of projects underway and under development – the most complex is the Landscapes for Water project which is an ambitious project between the National Trust, Woodland Trust and …

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  • 26 Aug
    2021

    Volunteering days resume at Hardcastle Crags

    Slow The Flow are delighted to announce that the volunteering days have resumed at Hardcastle Crags on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month.  Slow The Flow are back constructing leaky woody dams and using other natural methods to reduce flood risk in the Calder Valley.  Full details on …

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  • 11 Aug
    2021

    August Flood Partner Update

    Our August flood newsletter is now out, providing the latest flood news from across the Calder Valley, including:

    The Importance of being Water Wise

    Forus Friday Volunteering Days

    Investment Readiness Fund for Calderdale

    Young People Bashing the Balsam

    The Bogtastic Van  …

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  • 29 Jul
    2021

    Forus Friday community volunteer day

    Join Forus Tree this Friday for their weekly volunteer event.

    Forus Tree meets every Friday at Daisy Bank, the site of the new tree nursery. Volunteer jobs vary over the seasons but right now Forus Tree needs help with weeding the beds of the new tree saplings. They do all of the weeding by hand …

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