CANAPE - Wet Farming Demonstration – Horsey, The Broads National Park
3ha wet meadow adjacent to Waxham cut in the Northern Broads. Historically this has been used as a grazing field.
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.
Project Name: CANAPE - Wet Farming Demonstration – Horsey, The Broads National Park
Organisation / Lead partner: Broads Authority
Location: Horsey Estate Horsey Norfolk
Approximate area covered: 3 ha
Conservation Status: National Park (NP)
Peat Habitats: Fen
Project Type: Management
Year Project Began: 2021
Project End Date: 2022