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We're Hiring! Wild Oxfordshire and the ECP

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic, engaging and knowledgeable person to join our team as our Evenlode Catchment Partnership Project Officer. Explore our ECP website pages under ‘Action for Nature’ for information on the Evenlode Catchment Partnership. Job vacancy links are below:


Job Description

Person Specification


Please email applications in the form of a CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the role to by Sunday 13th February 2022. 

Successful applicants will be notified by 18th February. 

Unfortunately, our limited resources mean we will only contact those invited for interview. Interviews will be in Little Wittenham on the 15th March 2022.


The River Evenlode

Wild Oxfordshire and the ECP

Whether you have a couple of hours to spare once a year, once a month, or on a more regular basis, we would love to hear from you.  We work with many organisations, local businesses, landowners, and community conservation groups to deliver a range of projects so there are many ways to contribute. If you would like to share your ideas for a project in the catchment or get involved delivering one then please get in contact:

Riverfly monitoring

Riverflies, along with other freshwater invertebrates, are at the heart of the freshwater ecosystem and are a vital link in the aquatic food chain. Riverfly populations are affected by many factors, predominately water quality, habitat diversity, water level and flow rate. Their common characteristics of limited mobility, long life cycle, and specific tolerances to changes in environmental conditions make them powerful biological indicators to monitor water quality, and are commonly referred to as ‘the canary of our rivers.’

Training is provided by the Riverfly Partnership, if you are interested in taking part please contact

Riverfly Monitor Training

The Wychwood Forest Trust

The Wychwood Forest Trust works with local communities to protect and restore the spaces once part of the historic Wychwood Forest—120 square miles and 41 parishes of today’s West Oxfordshire.  

There are many ways to get involved in habitat restoration projects and learn rural skills. 

The Combe Mill Society

The Combe Mill Society welcome a wide range of volunteers to help at their superb riverside site.

Combe Mill Volunteers