The River Ehen

The River Ehen is located at Wath Brow. Locally, it is known as Hen Beck. The River Ehen supports the largest freshwater pearl mussel population in England. This may be the last sustainable breeding population. Exceptionally high densities (greater than 100 m2) are found at some locations, with population estimates for the entire river exceeding…

Week In Focus #48

This is #48 of a weekly Photo Challenge that I set myself – there is no particular theme. The idea behind the challenge is to get myself outside into the Cumbrian countryside, at least once a week. This weeks photo looks over the West Cumbria town of Cleator Moor, towards the fells of Ennerdale.