Groene Strand

Year Implemented

1996

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

Netherlands

Location

Island of Terschelling (Friesland)

Longitude

5.2015

Latitude

53.3643

Habitat(s) Created
  • Saltmarsh

  • Transitional Grassland

Size

23 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Habitat Creation

  • Create a More Natural Shoreline

Project Description Summary

This involved one breach. As part of this scheme ditches, pipes/culverts were removed.

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • De Leeuw, C., Meijer, M.L., 2002. Proefgebieden herstel zoet-zout overgangen in Noord Nederland. werkdocument concept. RIKZ, Haren.
  • Esselink, P., de Leeuw, C., Berg, G., Graveland, J., 2002. Evaluatie van 25 ecologische herstelmaatregelen in de zoute rijkswateren. RIKZ, Haren.
  • 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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