25. Mimram restoration – Digswell to Poplars Green

Theme: Water Quality, Habitats and Wildlife


  • That whatever the flow level, the river and its associated habitats, including banks and floodplains, are managed to support chalk stream species

Project description

Restoring the ecological value of the river valley

To begin the implementation of the management plan for the restoration and management of the Mimram Valley – specifically, the restoration of the Mimram and the adjacent Tewinbury SSSI.

The project will enhance and increase the areas of existing good quality habitat and join them together through habitat restoration schemes.

Project lead: Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust
Project partners: Landowner
Funding source: Natural England via the Lea catchment Nature Improvement Area (NIA)
Project start: January 2013
Project end: First tranche completed March 2013
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Mimram restoration – Digswell to Poplars Green

Design by LTD Design Consultants and build by Garganey Consulting.