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The Brecks Fen Edge & Rivers Landscape Partnership Scheme

A new Landscape Partnership scheme, supported by more than 60 local, regional and national groups, to conserve and celebrate the unique heritage of the Norfolk and Suffolk Brecks.


Thetford River Day is not planning to go ahead as envisaged, but we are delighted that will still be hosting a fun day of health & wellbeing events & activities, Inc a 5k river run

Add a reminder: Thetford River Day 16th July

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Have you volunteered for a BFER supported project?

Whether you have assisted with outdoor swim events or eDNA water testing, river restoration, geophysics, or research

Join our Volunteer Celebration Day
West Stow Country Park
July 10th
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Earlier this week @N_Rivers_Trust delivered eels to very excited children at Great Hockham Primary School for our eels in the classroom project

This project will teach children all about eels and their habitats & next month they will be releasing them back in the river


Out swamp trotting at Thompson, Norfolk with Chas Turner and Les Leach, scouting for suitable sites for pollen coring to understand more about ancient Brecks landscape.
Found pot-boiler mounds, much duckweed, many voracious insects. @NorfolkWT @QuaternaryRA_UK @TheBrecksLP

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In June 2017, following on from the successful Breaking New Ground Landscape Partnership Scheme, an application for a new scheme was submitted by Suffolk County Council to the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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Information on the 24 core BFER projects, and will be updated with all the events, activities, survey results, outputs and other exciting information as the projects progress.

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