Working to enhance and protect the rivers of the Yorkshire Dales for the benefit of everyone

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Our area. The blue catchment is the ‘SUNO’, the Rivers Swale, Ure, Nidd and upper Ouse. The green catchment is the River Wharfe and the Lower Ouse.

Click the map to find out more information about your River, even see live river levels!!

Job Opportunity

YDRT are looking to employ a Senior Catchment Partnership Officer. Please read the job description below and get in touch.

Spring Newsletter 2018

The Trust has grown recently, check out our Spring 2018 Newsletter and find out what’s going on.

Topics covered:

  • A look back and a look forward
  • Facilitation: a new buzzword for farmers in Wharfedale
  • Director’s view
  • Mid Swale tributaries
  • Rivers2U mobile classroom
  • Migratory salmonids in the Ouse system
  • Three Weirs Project
  • Dales to vale rivers network
  • New trustees 

New Helpsheets

YDRT are working hard to produce help sheets so people can understand what we do and replicate it elsewhere. Click the links below to see helpsheets on:

  • Leaky Dam Construction
  • New Farming Rules For Water

Giving a salmon a helping hand in Sweden, on a workshop for WaterCoG

Check your local river levels

River Ure

River Wharfe

River Swale

River Nidd

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