Paull Holme Strays

Year Implemented

2003

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

United Kingdom

Location

Humber Estuary (East Riding of Yorkshire)

Longitude

-0.2194

Latitude

53.7083

Habitat(s) Created
  • Mudflat

  • Saltmarsh

  • Transitional Grassland

Size

80 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Improve Flood Protection

  • Compensation

  • Habitat Creation

Project Description Summary

This project involved two breaches (150 and 50m wide). As part of this scheme artificial creeks were dug.

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • ABP Research & Consultancy Ltd, 2000. Modelling of managed realignment at Thorngumbald Final report. Southampton, 120p.
  • Halcrow Group Limited, 2005. Environment Agency - Paull Holme Strays - Environmental Monitoring Report 2005. Halcrow Group Limited, Leeds. 67p.
  • Halcrow Group Ltd., 2002. Managed realignment review. Flood and Coastal Defence R&D programme FD2008. Defra, London. 324p.
  • Institute of Estuarine & Coastal Studies (IECS), 2008. Managed Realignment in the Humber Estuary, UK. HARBASINS Report
  • Parker, R., Bolam, S., Foden, J., Morris, D., Brown, S., Chesher, T., Fletcher, C., Möller, I. 2004. Suitability Criteria for Habitat Creation Report I: Reviews of present practices and scientific literature relevant to site selection criteria. DEFRA R&D Technical Report FD1917TR1. Defra, London, 178p.
  • Wolters, M., Garbutt, A., Bakker, J.P., 2005. Salt-marsh restoration: evaluating the success of de-embankments in north-west Europe. Biological Conservation 123(22), 249-268.


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