Thames 21 publishes reed bed report

 The report has now been published and makes a clear and strong case for the wide implementation of reedbeds for the revitalisation of urban rivers.

Reedbeds are a priority UK Biodiversity Action Plan habitat, and have been proven to work as a powerful absorbent for nitrates, solid waste and phosphates, which run high in the Navigation.

The report highlights 60 potential sites along the Lee Navigation within the M25 suitable for reedbed creation. In most instances, the suggested sites could be cultivated with relative ease with the help of volunteers and a suitable management plan.

View the Thames21 Lee Navigation Reedbed Report


This story originally appeared on Thames 21 website.

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