West Cumbria Rivers Trust has some interesting talks lined up in 2019. The fish survey talk on the 9th of April will appeal to anglers; the Eskdale Mill talk, on the 14th of May, should interest anyone who's keen on history, gardening or traditional crafts. Finally, the water quality talk on the 11th of June aims to inform members of the public, like dog walkers and wild swimmers, when it's safe to enter the water and what can be done to help protect it.

Friends of the Lake District is delighted to be sponsoring this series of talks and we do hope as many of you as possible will be able to get along and attend. We'll be adding adding another 3 talks to the schedule when details become available so do check back for updates.

9th April 2019 ‘A summary of the 2018 fish surveys on the Derwent catchment’
Ruth Mackay – West Cumbria Rivers Trust
7 pm @ The Hub, 2 Market Street, Cockermouth

16th April 2019 ‘Natural flood management in Bootle’
Caitlin Pearson – West Cumbria Rivers Trust
7pm @ Community Room, Bootle Fire Station, Station Rd, Bootle LA19 5XB

14th May 2019 ‘Eskdale Corn Mill: its history, restoration and future’
Paul Pharaoh - Chair of Trustees, Eskdale Mill and Heritage Trust
10am @ Gosforth Public Hall, Gosforth CA20 1EL

11th June 2019 ‘Algal blooms and water quality in the Lake District’
Prof. Stephen Maberly of the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
7 pm @ The Hub, 2 Market Street, Cockermouth

Suggested donation of £3 per talk (free for WCRT ‘River Giver’ members)

Any queries contact: [email protected] or phone 017687 75429
In the event of adverse weather which may affect a talk please check the WCRT website (event page) for updates.

Download and share the event poster (pdf)