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Educational resources

The Chilterns Chalk Streams Project and School of Geography at Queen Mary University of London have developed several educational resources to help you understand the nature of a chalk stream, and the pressures currently faced by these important and iconic river systems.


A dry riverbed with a river gauge board and sign stating

Water management: an enquiry-based learning scheme to explore the management issues associated with a chalk stream

The Meades Water Garden in Chesham with no flowing water.

Water Cycle: gain data analysis skills by exploring the relationship between groundwater levels and discharge in a chalk stream

Visit our interactive map to investigate the river from its source in Chesham to its confluence with the River Colne.

Find out what our water quality sensors are measuring.

Download our educational posters about Chalk Streams.

Find websites and reports about Chalk Streams.

Our Glossary explains some key terms and concepts used in river science and management.

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