Babbling about Rivers: Strategies for water-friendly farming

12th February 2019

Josh Gittins from Lancaster University’s Environment Centre will talk about ways the impact of farming on pollution and water quality is being reduced. He’ll cover:

Josh is a PhD student and Associate Lecturer at Lancaster Environment Centre. His research focuses on reducing phosphorus in freshwaters from agricultural land-use, using novel and cost-effective strategies, in partnership with United Utilities and West Cumbria Rivers Trust.

Refreshments will be provided and there’ll be time for questions.

Part of Babbling about Rivers - our monthly series of expert talks on issues affecting the rivers and lakes of West Cumbria. 


Tuesday 12 February 2019, 7-9pm


The Hub, 2 Market Street, Cockermouth.

Parking in the Square is free from 7pm.


No need to book in advance. 

£3 suggested donation / Free for River Givers.