Bookings open - Spatial Planning RESTORE Workshop (March 2012)


Click on this news feature for details about the upcoming Spatial Planning RESTORE Workshop in Arnhem. If you are interested in booking a place on the event, contact Di Hammond at the River Restoration Centre to confirm your attendance (di@therrc.co.uk). 

Planning permission sought for major new wildlife habitat on the Tees Estuary, UK


A planning application to create important new habitat for birds on the Tees Estuary has been submitted to Hartlepool Borough Council by the Environment Agency.


The £2.3 million scheme to create 22 hectares of inter-tidal saltmarsh and mudflat at Greatham Creek will compensate for the loss of similar habitats across the Tees Estuary  - and also at Redcar - which will be lost over time due to rising sea levels.


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BBC countryfile looks at Restoring River Wiggles


Ellie is at Knepp Castle Estate near West Grinstead learning how ones man’s passion for ecology is changing the face of the local landscape. She discovers how the unusual ‘re-wilding’ project is also improving the condition of the River Adur. Ellie also learns that restoring the natural meanders will greatly improve local wildlife habitats whilst helping reduce the wider risk of flooding.