4. Project Reedbed
Themes: Water quality; Biodiversity
- Improve riverine and riparian habitat
Reedbeds remove pollution from rivers, provide habitats for wildlife and improve the aesthetics of the river
The Lea Navigation has undergone significant modifications resulting in the loss of habitat such as reedbeds.
Reedbeds are critical habitats for fish, invertebrates and birds, and act as a critical refuge at times of heavy pollution.
We propose to introduce new reedbeds along the length of the Lea Navigation