3. Braughing river restoration

Themes: Ecology and biodiversity; People

Objectives:

  • Control or eradicate invasive non-native species
  • Reduce shading to allow bankside and in-channel plants to develop
  • Enhance and restore floodplain habitats
  • Engage local communities and raise awareness of the rivers

Project description

Braughing Parish Council are hoping to restore a section of River Quin in the heart of Braughing.

The Parish Council have recently been granted ownership of a section of river between the fords at Braughing, under Section 106 rules due to a new housing development. They are looking for advice on managing and restoring this stretch of river to develop its potential for wildlife and people. 

 

Project lead: Braughing Parish Council
Project partners: Countryside Management Service, HMWT
Funding source: Section 106
Project start: 2015
Project end: 2016
Contact for more information: Martin Slack, Braughing PC
The River Quin at Braughing

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