CANAPE - Horsey Paludiculture Trial

Description

3ha wet meadow adjacent to Waxham cut in the Northern Broads. Historically this has been used as a grazing field.

Project Aims

Construction of 5 polders with a range of paludiculture crops including Typha, Phragmites and Canary Grass. This is to act as a paludiculture demonstrator in the Broads, to assess the feasibility of this type of farming.

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Project Name: CANAPE - Horsey Paludiculture Trial

Organisation / Lead partner: Broads Authority

Location: Horsey Estate Horsey Norfolk

Approximate area covered: 3 ha

Conservation Status: National Park (NP)

Predominately: Lowland

Peat Habitats: Fen

Project Type: Management

Year Project Began: 2021

Project End Date: 2022

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