Aberarder River Restoration

Aberarder River Restoration Project is a finalist in the 2019 UK River Prize.   https://youtu.be/AnOk_wee2qs River Nairn, Scottish Highlands Restoring Natural Processes Aberarder Estate dates back to 1549 and covers nearly 5,000ha of Upper Strathnairn in the Highlands of Scotland. Over the years, 4km of the River Nairn had been very heavily modified to protect properties and agricultural ground. Following a process-based and assisted recovery approach, the implemented restoration works have reinstated natural physical and ecological processes. Channel realignment, improved floodplain connectivity, wetland reinstatement and large wood implementation have kick-started recovery towards the reference state of a wandering upland gravel-bed river.…

Source: Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie – Aberarder River Restoration