Mersey basin Campaign

Items from 2009

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Publication dateAugust 2009 MBC052 Reflections on the end of the Mersey Basin Campaign from key partners Reflections on the end of the Mersey basin campaign by key partners. Jeremy Carter of the University of Manchester, Mark Atherton of the NWDA and Louise Morrissey of Peel Holdings reflect on the achievements and significance of the Campaign, and their own personal memories, as well as looking to the future of the Northwest's water environment. Publication dateSeptember 2009 MBC167 Partnership: No one said it would be easy In this paper, Walter Menzies, the last Chief Executive of the Mersey Basin Campaign, reflects on the notion of partnership, particularly in light of the experience of the Mersey Basin Campaign through 25 years of effective partnership working. Publication dateSeptember 2009 MBC174 Can Griff Rhys-Jones Swim the River Mersey? Matthew Sutcliffe interviews Griff Rhys-Jones about his attempt to swim across the Mersey from Birkenhead to Liverpool as part of his BBC television series Rivers. Publication dateSeptember 2009 MBC175 Feel Good Factor Helen Clifton explores some of the range of projects going on as part of the Mersey Basin Campaign’s annual Mersey Basin Week. She visits various successful projects and finds out how being part of Mersey Basin Week has helped people of all ages and abilities get out and about and enjoying their local environment. Publication dateSeptember 2009 MBC176 Who Saved the Mersey? With salmon now having returned to the River Mersey it is hard to believe that only a couple of decades ago it was virtually lifeless and essentially an open sewer. The Mersey Basin Campaign was set up in order to tackle the appalling state of the Mersey through innovative partnership working and local action. Now the Mersey Basin Campaign has come to the end of its 25 year lifespan and Matthew Sutcliffe takes the opportunity to talk to key people who have worked with the Campaign over the years and explores who killed the Mersey, who helped clean it up and was it worth it? Publication dateSeptember 2009 MBC177 Wild Mersey (Source) The Mersey Estuary was once labelled the most polluted estuary in Europe. Today that statement couldn’t be further than the truth. Since the rivers epic clean-up campaign the estuary has become a site of international importance for bird species and the wider river basin plays host to a range of diverse habitats that support numerous animal, plant and bird species. Chris Baines examines some of the natural wonders of the Mersey Basin and introduces us to a few of the fantastic species that make the River Mersey their home. Publication dateSeptember 2009 MBC178 Thirteen from Twenty-five Source introduces the thirteen critical success factors that guided the Mersey Basin Campaign through 25 years of environmental action. Publication dateSeptember 2009 MBC205 SourceNW Issue 20 News Round-Up I Love My... Green Supermini How To... Make Power From Pooh Can Griff Rhys-Jones Swim The River Mersey? - Matthew Sutcliffe Who Saved The Mersey? - Matthew Sutcliffe Feel Good Factor - Helen Clifton Wild Mersey - Chris Baines Thirteen From Twenty-five - Walter Menzies Comment - Professor Sir David King, Dr Keith Hendry, Professor Peter Batey