This is an exciting opportunity to lead our freshwater work in Cumbria forming our objectives and goals for conservation in the freshwater environment. This is a diverse role which will work across a number of our work programmes namely greener farming and fisheries, resilient landscapes and seas and sustainable development.
Cumbria has over 20 freshwater SSSI’s covering over 5000 hectares including many of the Lake District’s lakes and tarns as well as the over 150 miles of the key Cumbria Rivers, the Eden, the Kent, the Derwent and the Ehen. Many of these SSSIs are also Special Areas of Conservation and include species features such as Salmon, Lamprey, Arctic Char, Vendace, Freshwater Pearl Mussel and Whiteclawed Crayfish.
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Job vacancy reference: 2831