Read all the latest programme and project updates!
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.
December 5, 2022
On November 24, AEMS-Ríos con Vida began to dismantle the Molina de Cabrillas dam on the Cabrillas River in Guadalajara.
October 4, 2022
The small dam at Ahetze in France was completely removed in September 2022, thanks to funding from the Open Rivers Programme.
September 8, 2022
Five weeks of work at Scotton Weir on the River Nidd in Yorkshire, England has resulted in the full removal of the former barrier, a 75m wide and 4m high structure reconnecting ~35km of river and tributaries.
August 8, 2022
Despite the war, critical conservation work continues in Ukraine with a WWF team successfully removing an obsolete dam in the Carpathian mountains, opening the river to migratory fish for the first time in 120 years.