We all know that to age a tree, you count the rings, but have you ever wondered how to age a fish? Or perhaps how long different species can survive for, given the right conditions? Well it’s also a bit like ageing a tree, except you count specific rings on the fish’s scale.
The Somerset Levels and Moors have long been shaped both by human history and natural processes. This means the landscape needs careful management to reduce the risk of flooding to properties within it and ensure the species that have come to call it home continue to thrive.
Tom Reid, Biodiversity Technical Specialist in the Environment Agency’s Kent, South London and East Sussex Area, explains how the future of the Little Stour, a chalk stream in Kent, is being safeguarded through partnership working on an innovative restoration project.
The Environment Agency’s Allison Pierre and Hellen Hornby from Groundwork look at innovative interventions to boost water quality in Whitby.
Today, 31 March 2023, the Environment Agency has published the water companies’ event duration monitoring data.
This World Water Day, Jim Ratcliffe, Chairman of the Love Windermere Partnership Board and Environment, Planning and Engagement Manager at the Environment Agency, explains how working in partnership is helping keep the beloved Lake Windermere clean and healthy for people and nature.
Kye Jerrom, Senior Advisor for Fisheries Enforcement and Engagement, looks back on a year of Environment Agency fisheries enforcement and shares why the coarse fishing close season is vital in protecting fish stocks.
The Environment Agency has recruited and trained 84 new Agricultural Regulatory Inspection Officers to carry out advice-led regulation on farms. The officers complement the existing Land and Water officers who already regulate agriculture.
Chloe Hayes, Environment Monitoring Officer in the Environment Agency’s East Midlands area, explains how teams are working together to improve water quality in the River Ryton in Worksop, Nottinghamshire.
Vicky and Maggie are the only women in the East Hampshire Field Team, a team that is on-the-ground doing manual work to protect communities from flooding. They tell us what it’s like working in a predominantly male team. Our jobs …