New Forest Wetlands Wins Prestigious Prize

This year’s winning entry for the prestigious 2019 UK River Prize is ‘New Forest Wetlands’for its restoration of 60 stream and mire Sites of Special Scientific Interest.

Martin Janes, MD of The River Restoration Centre said “It was great to see the wide focus on ‘wetlands’. The restoration is contributing to slowing the flow of water [reducing] flood peaks as well as helping manage drought periods.”

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