4. Restoration of the lower Rib

Theme: Ecology and biodiversity


  • Ensure connectivity for fish passage

Project description

A large scale restoration project will restore two miles of the lower adjacent to Rib Valley Fishing Lakes.

This project, focussed on the stretch of River Rib by Westmill Lakes and managed by Abbey Cross Angling Club, will remove 13 weirs along two miles of river and restore the river to an excellent fishery.


Project lead: Environment Agency
Project partners: Abbey Cross Angling Club
Funding source: Environment Agency
Project start: 2014
Brown trout

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