Welcome to the RESTORE wiki page for England.
England is in the following RESTORE region(s):West. See the region page(s) for a list of reviewers who can approve draft case studies in England.
To see the other countries covered by the RESTORE partnership, see the overall main page for the RESTORE wiki.
Background information about river restoration in England can be added on the page Country info:England - background information.
Map of case studies in England
Tame Valley Wetlands Landscape Partnership Scheme is a £2.5m Heritage Lottery Funded project running from 2014 to 2018, led by Warwickshire Wildlife Trust and being located in the heart of England, spanning the River Tame Valley from Castle Vale in Birmingham, North Warwickshire and up to Tamworth in Staffordshire. There are 18 partners including the Environment Agency, Warwickshire County Council, RSPB, North Warwickshire Borough Council, Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, Canal and Rivers Trust, Natural England, Woodland Trust, Tamworth Borough Council, Severn Trent Water, local parishes and community groups.
The vision is to 'create a wetlands rich in wildlife and accessible by all'. This is achieved through four aims of the scheme:- 1) Restore the natural environment by creating wetlands and restoring the features to the River Tame and its tributaries as well as restoration of heritage structures along the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal 2) Engaging with the local Community through volunteering opportunities, events and offering a community grants scheme 3) Provide skills and training through accredited training and taster days 4) Create intellectual and physical access with the creation of new walking routes including the Tame Way, an information hub and using new technologies such as apps