Wensum Comparative Survey Analysis

After much effort I have obtained the data for fish survey reporting on the Wensum and two other comparable rivers, the Upper Ouse and the river Gipping. The report attached looks at the density and biomass of Roach, Dace, Chub, Perch and Pike, with specific focus on Roach, once so infomass on the Wensum. The…

Wensum update March 2021

Wensum Catchment Partnership (WCP) Communications Dear Stakeholder, The Wensum Catchment Partnership (WCP) is writing to all of the interested Wensum stakeholders with an update on Catchment Partnership actions. Our Steer Group has now held two meetings, with representation from Norfolk Rivers Trust, Environment Agency, BASG, Natural England, Anglian Water, Upper Wensum Cluster Farm Group, Broadland…

Wensum Survey Report 2019

After some lengthy discussions with the EA we finally have a more detailed fisheries report on the health of the river Wensum and it’s fish stock. Many thanks to Jeff Compton and team for pulling this together. River-Wensum-2019-report Jeff Compton Bsc Msc Environment Monitoring officer (A&R) Fish East Anglia Environment Agency, Dragonfly House, 2 Gilders…

Wensum Invertebrate Monitoring Aug 2020

Wensum Working Group Meeting 4th Aug 2020 Matters Arising – None This was a meeting focused on the ecology invertebrate group looking at establishing a long term monitoring and alert scheme for the River Wensum Attendees David Harper, Geoff Philipps, Dennis Willis, Roger Gibbons & Kelvin Allen The group formed from the Wensum Partnership Workshop…

Chairmans Chat July 2020

Hi Folks I thought I would share my correspondence with the EA area manager following many months of awaiting for a decision on  Hoveton, which is also complied by the agencies seemingly inability to provide fishery survey data since 2016 for the Broads and surrounding area. 10th July 2020 Simon Hawkins East Anglia Area Manager…