What I would like to know. Our questions

May 4, 2020 | Blog

Questions are now being asked! You can find them here. As I explore the estuary and around I find myself with more and more questions about how it all works and I imagine many of us share the same questions. For example I don’t know what happens and how it shows when salt water meets fresh as happens every day and there are eel ladders in the brooks but the eels themselves are a mystery, and how could I see one? Geology, human activity, climate, tides, wildlife.. it all is made or affects the estuary. Any questions?

Salmon Run 2024

Salmon Run 2024

SALMON RUN 2024 !! The Great Exe Salmon Run is happening again on September 29th 2024 3 runs on one day for all abilities empathising with the challenges faced by the Exe Atlantic river salmon as they run upstream to spawn! This event managed by Wildrunning and...

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Salmon run 5K 2024

Salmon run 5K 2024

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Salmon Run Ultra 2024

Salmon Run Ultra 2024

SALMON RUN ULTRA 2024 The Ultra 50 mileJoin up to 40 runners who will do the full 50 miles. 50 milers will start with the first relay team at Mamhead slipway in Exmouth and will continue through Exeter without pausing at Salmon pool and so will be ahead of the relay...

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Salmon Run Team Relay 2024

Salmon Run Team Relay 2024

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overwintering

overwintering

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Alive Alive O! Part 2

Alive Alive O! Part 2

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Salmon Run 2023

Salmon Run 2023

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Sea Temperature Part I

Sea Temperature Part I

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Exe Trail Plankton Mural

Exe Trail Plankton Mural

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Alive Alive 0! Part 1.

Alive Alive 0! Part 1.

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