Stepping stones by the ford at the north eastern corner of the extension to the area proposed for designation by Friends of the Lake District.

Atlantic Salmon Spawning In River Lyvennet

Successful river restoration sees Salmon spawning in Maulds Meaburn, Cumbria (Environment Agency press release 08/12/14) Conservationists and local residents are celebrating the return of spawning Atlantic Salmon to the River Lyvennet at Maulds Meaburn, after successful river restoration work in the Eden Valley has encouraged the endangered fish to spawn. This is encouraging because of the decrease in…

Haweswater Reservoir March 2014, home of England's Golden Eagle.

Haweswater Wildlife, An Illustrated Talk By RSPB Site Manager Lee Schofield

At Maulds Meaburn Village Institute on April 2, Lee Schofield, Site Manager for the RSPB delivered a fast-paced talk on recent developments at Haweswater that was illustrated with fine images of birds and was densely informative, highly interesting and very encouraging. Haweswater Reservoir in Mardale is one of Cumbria’s iconic lakes, it supplies more than 2 million people with…

Red Squirrel on a dry stone wall in Reagill, with a hazel nut in its mouth. C. Paxton Photo

‘The Tale of Two Squirrels’ Maulds Meaburn Village Institute Illustrated Talk, Tuesday, 11th March 2014

Maulds Meaburn Village Institute Illustrated Talk   ‘The Tale of Two Squirrels’   A talk by Trish Mansbridge from the Penrith & District Red Squirrel Group The Red Squirrel Group promotes the conservation of the squirrel population in their natural habitat. Trish will speak about the history of the squirrel population in the UK, the…