Lytchett Fields

Year Implemented

2012

Project Type

Unmanaged realignment

Country

United Kingdom

Location

Poole Harbour (Dorest)

Longitude

-2.052

Latitude

50.7297

Habitat(s) Created
  • Mudflat

  • Saltmarsh

Size

23 Hectares

Why Undertaken
Project Description Summary

In late 2012, two small breaches formed in the embankment and were subsequently not repaired. Shortly thereafter, the metal flap gates on the outlet sluice were also stolen and not replaced. Reeds are regulalry cut using a soft track tractor, and the site is also grazed with cattle to control vegetation.

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