11. Implementation of Castle Farm management plan

Theme: Ecology and management


  • Increase the amount and quality of in-channel, bankside and floodplain habitat

Project description

This project will implement the management plan previously developed as Project 4 of the Catchment Management Plan.

A management plan has been developed for Castle Farm.  This includes the reinforcing of banks via soft engineering methods, the removal of invasive species and the cutting back of some over shading trees and vegetation.  This project will implement these actions with ongoing management to benefit the river and its ecology.


Project lead: Landowners (Castle Farm)
Project partners: Environment Agency, Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust
Project start: 2016
Project end: Ongoing

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