Renovating Lea Ford Cottage
The re-thatching of Lea Ford Cottage, a historic Tudor farm cottage, has been an important project at the Hams Hall Environmental Studies Centre. Lea Ford Cottage is an ancient c17th Tudor farm worker’s cottage originally located near the small village of Lea Marston. Through around 10 generations, for almost threeRead more.
The Tame Valley Wetlands Scheme – Our Achievements
The wetlands of the Tame Valley, located along a 20km stretch of the River Tame between Coleshill and Tamworth, offer a wonderful hidden landscape for people and wildlife. The last century has seen huge impacts on the river and its floodplain due to pollution, sand and gravel extraction and fragmentationRead more.
Water & Habitats Specialist Officer (Tame Valley Wetlands)
An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of the Tame Valley Wetlands Landscape Partnership Team! Role: Water & Habitats Specialist Officer Contract: Full-time post (Fixed term until 31st March 2020 with possible extension) Salary: Grade 2b (£19,380 – £26,520) Closing date: Sunday 4th November 2018 Job ref: WHSO-Oct18 Interview date:Read more.
Tame Fish (Part 2)
Here’s another dreamy, relaxing video of fish on the River Tame. In 2016, Tame Valley Wetlands Landscape Partnership led a project to recreate a back channel and reinstate an island feature at Tameside LNR, Tamworth, Staffordshire. The back channel was created to serve as a fish refuge for small fishRead more.
The River Tame as you have never seen it before
Tame Valley Wetlands is excited to share with you the first of a few short videos filmed underwater in our fabulous rivers. We have been working with Jack Perks who has perfected the art of underwater filming and we are truly thrilled with the results. Our first clip was filmed on 25thRead more.
New Job Opportunity with the Tame Valley Wetlands – Tame Valley Wetlands NIA Development Manager
Do you want to lead development of the Tame Valley Wetlands Nature Improvement Area (NIA) for Warwickshire Wildlife Trust and the Tame Valley Wetlands Landscape Partnership? Are you keen to apply your skills in landscape-scale conservation, partnership work and securing resources, and want to take up a unique opportunity? TheRead more.
A Journey Through Tame
Fasten your seat belts and watch our film below for a whistle-stop tour of the Tame Valley Wetlands Nature Improvement Area!Read more.
Balsam meets its match at Church Pool Covert!
Tameforce transform a forgotten stream in a day!Read more.
Telling the Tale of the Tame
Watch three wonderful films created and produced by History Needs You, sharing your memories to tell the Tale of the TameRead more.
Working together in the Tame Valley Wetlands – celebrating our achievements!
Nearly one hundred volunteers and representatives from local groups and organisations on the Tame Valley Wetlands Landscape Partnership came together to celebrate the Tame Valley Wetlands Landscape Partnership Scheme on Tuesday 17th July 2018. The evening event took place at Drayton Manor Park Hotel near Tamworth and celebrated the successesRead more.