OART News and Information

The Latest From Across the Catchment

Trustee Wanted

OART are seeking to appoint a trustee with background and experience in accountancy to advise the Board of Trustees as we expand our activities with new, externally funded projects focused on the environmental protection and enhancement of the Sussex River Ouse, the...

Serious Pollution

Serious Pollution

Early on the 30th November, there was a serious pollution incident on the Plumpton Mill Stream caused by a massive ingress of slurry from Plumpton College. Large numbers of dead fish, including wild brown and sea trout about to spawn, have been found in both the...

Alternative slug control methods

Alternative slug control methods

Southern Water and South East Water have formed a partnership with Catchment Sensitive Farming to work with farmers across the SE of England. As part of a range of incentives to protect water quality in our local rivers, the water companies are offering ferric...

Funding for Ouse flooding

Funding for Ouse flooding

On 25 February Lewes District Councillors voted unanimously to fund work by the Ouse & Adur Rivers Trust and the Sussex Flow Initiative (SFI).

Ouse Thin Lipped Mullet

Ouse Thin Lipped Mullet

Steve Homewood reports and shares his photos of thin lipped grey mullet. "Their numbers are building day by day and there are about 250 there now. They stay about 3 weeks (invisible at approaching high tide til 2 hours after high) as the weight of River Ouse river...



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Jims Diary

Country ramblings from OART field officer Jim Smith




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