October 2018 – The use of trees in natural flood management is well documented and in order to find out more about trees and the tree planting schemes available to landowners, the IRT invited Ken Bucke from the Forest Service to speak at this event. This was the second event
September 2018 – Consultant engineer Dr. Barry Walls gave an excellent talk in Colgan Hall on 29th September 2018 as part of the Inishowen Rivers Trust’s explorations on the theme of natural flood management. Dr. Walls talk began with
Nov 2017 – In November Gareth Pedley from the Wild Trout Trust, UK visited Inishowen for an advisory visit of the Culdaff River. This was an excellent opportunity to walk along the entire river and hear insights from an expert. Gareth has now prepared a documented report on the current status of the river and banks with recommendations for the future. This has been sent to the Culdaff Anglers who have already carried out many restorative and enhancing works to the river.
April 2018 – A great community event was held in Culdaff on Saturday 14th April 2018 in Culdaff were a number of different groups came together to clean up the village and Culdaff River. Individuals from Culdaff Community Angling Group, Culdaff Sea Anglers, Culdaff Tidy Towns, Loughs Agency and
The Inishowen Rivers Trust recently took part in the One Million Trees in One Day initiative, a project of the Forestry Foundation, supported by the Woodland Trust. This ambitious project aims to plant one million trees in 24 hours across the whole of Ireland. The Inishowen Rivers Trust purchased some trees for the event and offered these to community groups in Moville to plant on Feb 11th 2017.