Lower Irvine Erosion issues

Irvine from the air with the angling club water in the foreground We had an interesting sort of morning looking at erosion on the lower Irvine with a view to suggesting solutions to Irvine Angling Club who are concerned about bank loss and instability on their stretch. It is  a long term issue but we also identified that the river is shallowing due to silt deposits coming from upstream. A consequence of this is that the bed substrates are smothered by fine sediments and there’s virtually no cover anywhere for parr or fry in the stretch. The left bank at…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Lower Irvine Erosion issues