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Water Management at a Catchment Scale

September 15th @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Catchment Scale Management: Stage 0 river restoration and ecological engineers.


Note: Whilst we hope to run this study day event, please be aware that this is subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions and impacts.


About this Event

Themes to be covered : River restoration , Keystone species, Reintroduction, Flood mitigation .

Arrive – 9:45 (Tea & Coffee etc)

10:15 – 11:00:  A discussion over the ambition of the Riverlands Project – National Trust National Scheme

A brief overview of the project in Piles Mill with presentation from Tom Matchet (Riverlands Ranger) covering uplands/lowlands/woodlands.

11:00 – 12:00: A site visit to the “1st” stage 0 river restoration project in the UK?  With some time to discuss practicalities/things learnt.

Lunch 12:15- 13:00

13:00 – 13:30: A discussion/presentation over the practicalities of reintroducing species and what we did.

13:30 – 14:30: Beaver release site visit and discussion over practicalities of this aspect of the catchment scale management.


15:00 – depart

Site visits will require (Wellington Boots), appropriate outdoor clothing.  Tea & Coffee provided – Please bring packed lunch.


September 15th
9:30 am - 3:00 pm


Piles Mill Study Centre
Holnicote Estate (NT)
Allerford, Somerset TA24 8HP United Kingdom
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