Read all the latest programme and project updates!
December 5, 2023
Are you looking for an exciting new job opportunity? The Open Rivers Programme is now recruiting a Project Manager to […]
November 3, 2023
The European Open Rivers Programme is inviting project submissions for dam removal: demolition grants from 3rd November 2023, with the […]
August 9, 2023
The Open Rivers programme is pleased to support a further 20 projects aimed at revitalising river flows and biodiversity across Europe. The projects span 14 countries including Turkey, Germany, Netherlands, and Finland, where the programme has supported projects for the first time.
July 31, 2023
This morning, the Portuguese Environment Agency, Rewilding Portugal and the Côa Park Foundation signed a collaboration protocol to develop a common strategy to analyze the technical, environmental, ecological and social feasibility of removing the Foz Côa cofferdams.
July 7, 2023
The Open Rivers Programme is currently accepting applications for all grant categories from eligible applicants from all European countries. Secure funding for your project by submitting an application through our application portal.
May 1, 2023
The conference will explore the reasons behind the slow rate of barrier removal and investigate the challenges that need to be addressed to remove a structure.
April 4, 2023
The Dam Removal Award jury has nominated five projects for the 2022 Dam Removal Award, and now the public is asked to vote on the final winning project.
March 27, 2023
Today, ANP|WWF began work on their first-ever barrier removal – the Galaxes weir in Alcoutim – which will restore the river connectivity of 7.7 km of Ribeira de Odeleite.
February 20, 2023
In Champagnac-la-rivière, France, the “Les Planches” weir on the River Tardoire has been removed! The work started in December and was completed at the beginning of January.