Charlotte Hitchmough


Charlotte has been working with ARK for 10 years, and over that time has built up an extensive knowledge of the issues affecting chalk streams and the Kennet in particular. She came to ARK from a background in the water industry and science communication and has built the charity’s activities to include river habitat restoration, work with schools, farm advice and water efficiency.
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Anna Forbes

Project Officer

Anna manages the growing team of volunteers and leading the weekly practical conservation and restoration tasks in and by the river. She carries out and oversees a variety of surveying and monitoring work, including our water vole surveying.

Anna is the Project Officer for Stonebridge Wild River Reserve, she runs Tour & Explore engagement sessions for local groups like the beavers, cubs and scouts helping them enjoy and get involved with their local river and surrounding habitats.
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Linda Nemeth

Linda works closely with Charlotte and Anna on a variety of projects.  Linda is in charge of project administration and logistics for fund raising events.  
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Juliet Bonser

Juliet coordinates our work with schools, running Trout in School, Eel in School, A river in my Classroom and other activities as part of our Water Matters programme with Thames Water. 

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