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?

High Water March 30

High Water March 30

  High Water: sharing our connections to the tides Tuesday March 30, from 08.45 BST/UTC You are invited to share with us your story about the sea and in particular high tide.  It might be a reading, some factual information, an image or a recording. It might be...

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Extended: Exe Estuary Box return date 31 March

Extended: Exe Estuary Box return date 31 March

  Exe Box: Return now 31st March. We are extending the deadline for return of your Exe Estuary Boxes to 31 March. We realise that it is very challenging to get the boxes back to us by 14 February and for now we cannot have any pick up points at the libraries or...

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Exeter – a tidal city

Exeter – a tidal city

M5 bridge. Andy Thatcher Exeter - a tidal city. The tide sneaks in and out of Exeter. To catch it, you have to be around the Exe between Trew's Weir and the Medieval bridge at Bridge Road, and pay close attention. A high tide can spill amongst the pylons through...

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The Last Salmon Boat

The Last Salmon Boat

The Last Salmon Boat by Lesley Kerman   The Last Salmon Boat For almost fifty years I could look out of my kitchen window and watch the salmon fishermen casting their net in the River below. In rain, in sun, by day and night the rhythmic sound of their boat being...

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Turf  to Exeter Part 4 of the 7-part Jon Seal Film

Turf to Exeter Part 4 of the 7-part Jon Seal Film

  Film 4 of 7: Turf to Exeter. https://youtu.be/-r4bbWRbOAo   Where the estuary meets the town. In Jon's words: 'As we make the journey up the estuary, the landscape seems to become more urban. It was really cold when I was filming and this gave everything a...

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The Map Room

The Map Room

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Tidelines Around the Exe Estuary: A new film in 7 parts

Tidelines Around the Exe Estuary: A new film in 7 parts

Around the Exe – a series of short films. Around the Exe is a series of short films which attempt to capture images and sound from Dawlish Warren to Exeter and back down to Exmouth. Every two weeks a new film will be added and a kind of journey around this remarkable...

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The Exe Estuary Box

The Exe Estuary Box

  https://youtu.be/ZiG5Fhd2atY Welcome to the Exe Estuary Box! What is it?The Exe estuary box is a place to share thoughts, experiences, ideas and questions on the Exe estuary and coastline, in your own time, from your own home. You could do these activities on...

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More about the Exe Box…

More about the Exe Box…

Lots of people are now doing the Exe box around the estuary which is great! Here is some help with the activities if you need it. Adults this box is very much for you*. We know it is a bit different. As estuary residents your knowledge and experience of the estuary is...

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Exmouth’s Estuary: by local Photographer Danielle Gibson

Exmouth’s Estuary: by local Photographer Danielle Gibson

 In January of this year, I had the opportunity to complete my first ever completely self-directed body of work for my University degree in Photography. No strict themes, no given tasks, no group work, just me and a camera capturing what fascinated me and continued to...

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