Louth Eye
 A guide to Louth in Lincolnshire since 2004

The Environment in Lincolnshire

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The restoration of Ticklepenny Lock  

The restoration of Ticklepenny Lock

Restoration work at Ticklepenny Lock  

Restoration work at Ticklepenny Lock

Restoration work at Ticklepenny Lock  

Restoration work at Ticklepenny Lock

A section of brickwork at Ticklepenny Lock  

A section of brickwork at Ticklepenny Lock

Railway Walk  

Railway Walk

External Links

East Lincolnshire Astronomy Club
An amateur astronomy club meeting to make observations of the night sky, and running talks on astronomy. The website includes information about trips out, regular meetings, and how to join.

Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Information about the Lincolnshire Wolds AONB provided by the Countryside Service. Includes news and event information, publications, and visitor information.

Louth Community Food Gardens
A voluntary organisation in Louth that aims to encourage people to grow their own food. They manage a number of vegetable plots for organic growing.

Spout Yard Park
Information about the community run park in the centre of Louth. There are details of the facilities, events, and how to volunteer.

Transition Town Louth
A group which aims to raise awareness about the issues of peak oil and climate change, and to prepare for a more sustainable future.

Flood Defence

Black Sluice Internal Drainage Board
The authority set up to control water levels and reduce the risk of flooding in the area of south Lincolnshire that lies north of Bourne and between Sleaford and Boston. There are details of rainfall, board members, and conservation policy.

Water Level Management Alliance
A group of five Internal Drainage Boards operating in the Anglian Region. Includes details of the South Holland IDB.

Water Management Consortium
The Water Management Consortium comprises Lindsey Marsh Drainage Board, Isle of Axholme and North Nottinghamshire Water Level Management Board, and Trent Valley Internal Drainage Board. There are details of how the boards work and the work they do.

Witham Third District Internal Drainage Board
Official site of the drainage board responsible for the area to the east of Lincoln. There are details of board members, meetings, policy, and information about the work of the board.


A Nature Observer's Scrapbook
Observations of the insects and wildlife found in East Lincolnshire. There are images of species of butterflies, moths, beetles, and other insects, as well as details of spiders, birds and other animals, and some plants.

Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust
The Trust aims to conserve wildlife and natural habitats in Lincolnshire and to promote understanding and enjoyment of the natural world. There is information on Trust reserves and activities, and endangered species and habitats.

Louth District Bee Keepers
A group for people interested in beekeeping. There is information about courses and events, swarm control and managing hives around the year.

Louth Peregrines
A site about the peregrine falcons that nest at St James Church in Louth. There are details of recent peregrine history, and the latest news about these endangered birds of prey.

The Lincolnshire Naturalists' Union
A group dedicated to natural history in Lincolnshire. Includes details of meetings and events, and information about publications.

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