Over the last 200 years, the Upper Witham has been deepened, straightened, and disconnected from its floodplain. Installed land drains removed excess water for agriculture and grazing, but in many cases, this did not create higher grade agricultural land as intended. These measures, along with… Read More »Upper Witham landscape scale restoration, the latest news from Buckminster Estates
The rivers in Horncastle are set for restoration! Tranquil English chalk streams, wonderfully wild and pure in nature, is a scene soon to be found in the town. They have moulded the Lincolnshire Wolds for over 10,000 years. Crucially they provide wildlife corridors linking the… Read More »Going live! Rejuvenating chalk streams in Horncastle
East Mercia Rivers Trust, working in partnership with City of Lincoln Council and the Environment Agency, is seeking public input as they look to begin the fourth phase of Greening the Brayford Pool.The historic pool holds the title of being England’s oldest inland port and… Read More »Greening Brayford Pool, the story continues….