Volunteer and Citizen Science Opportunities on the River Chess

Would you like to help assess the current state of the River Chess, learn more about the river or help with practical conservation?

Do you have pressing questions about the health of the River Chess that you would like to see answered?

If so please contact us at chessCS@chilternsaonb.org to discuss how you can get involved. We have lots of activities planned for 2022. No previous experience necessary

  • Survey the river habitat
  • Spot sediment inputs to the river
  • Practical river restoration
  • Monitor insect numbers and diversity
  • Measure water quality
  • Measure river flows
  • Help control invasive species

To find out more about the River Chess and Citizen Science activities, check out our Storymap at: http:/chess-observatory.qmul.ac.uk