Chalk streams – England’s freshwater marvel

Welcome to – a website dedicated to the conservation and restoration of chalk streams. is curated by Charles Rangeley-Wilson, currently serving as chair of the CaBA chalk stream restoration group.

On this site you’ll find:

• a blog with news and updates

• an index of useful resources, including links to the CaBA chalk stream restoration strategy, and other key reports: new reports will be highlighted in the blog when they are uploaded

• a link to the catchment based approach page for the strategy and the data hub

• an index of all English chalk streams and a link to the new priority habitats chalk stream mapping layer

• case studies and information on river restoration