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Restoring Annan Water

RAW is an ambitious catchment scale programme that aims to restore habitats and natural processes to the River Annan and investigate the benefits they can bring to both people and wildlife. This will include a number of programmes:


  • Habitat restoration and creation

  • Natural flood management

  • Restoring natural river functions

  • Barrier removal/easement

  • Invasive Species Control

  • Community engagement & education


River Annan Trust News

August 06, 2017

The River Annan Trust (RAT) has received match funding from LEADER and Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the delivery of a Community Engagement Project to support the objectives of the Restoring Annan’s Water (RAW) catchment management initiative.

The total grant award of £91,550 will be used to deliver a variety of educational, citizen science and engagement activities over the next two years. The aim of these projects is to raise awareness of the River Annan environment and the benefits of delivering river restoration. We will work to improve access to the environment across all sectors of the community and where possible assist with upskilling members of the public. Delivery of the Community Engagement Programme that will establish an engaged and environmentally minded community base that can contribute to delivering RAW restoration objectives.

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The RAW Project, Fisheries Office, Annandale Estates,

St Ann's, Lockerbie, DG11 1HQ


Tel: 01576 470600

Latest News

The minutes of the latest RAW meeting are now availabe here.

Raw Project 2015

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