Green Engineering on the Girvan _progress since April 2016

These trees were the upper limit of our intervention and they have developed well allowing the bank to stabilise and sediment to rebuild the bank behind as it drops out of suspension during spates. Gorund levels have increased by over 1.2m since the willow faggots were installed and rooted in 2016. The bank behind where thousands of tonnes of soil was lost into the river is now stable. Fish have cover and a steady supply of terrestrial insect food now and birds and other species use these trees too. This morning we headed to the Girvan catchment to see how…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Green Engineering on the Girvan _progress since April 2016