Anita and Matt are in Hampshire celebrating our chalk streams, while Adam and Charlotte meet the last of the three contenders for our Farming Hero Award.
This week the team are in Hampshire celebrating our chalk streams. Anita is with the volunteers of the local Wildlife Trust who use novel ways to check for water pollution. She also joins a group of women with breast cancer who’ve found companionship and support through fly fishing. Matt meets the farmers who are trying different approaches to help reduce run-off from their farms, including one whose water buffalo were causing a bit of a problem. Joe Crowley investigates claim that factories are flushing polluting chemicals into watercourses, and he also meets Cyril Bennet, one of the world’s leading experts on mayflies, to learn about his work reintroducing them to rivers. Also in this programme, Adam and Charlotte meet the last of the three contenders for our Farming Hero Award.
Chalk Stream Mystery
Inspirational Chalk Streams
Farming Hero finalists
Adam and Charlotte visit the last of the three finalists in this year's Countryfile Farming Hero awards.
It's part of the BBC's Food and Farming awards and celebrates those who live and work in the countryside - and give something back to their rural communities.
This week they travel to Devon to meet Nigel and Helen Dunn, who, over the years, have given a home to more than 80 foster children.
Casting for Recovery
|Executive Producer||William Lyons|
|Series Producer||Joanna Brame|