Water of Girvan Habitat Restoration Project – Volunteers Required!

Last year we secured grant funding from North Carrick Community Benefit Fund, D’Oyly Carte Charitable Fund, Girvan Salmon Fishery Board, a landowner and the Patagonia World Trout Initiative to continue our work stabilising eroding sections of river banks in an effort to reduce the amounts of silt and sediment entering the watercourses. Willow weaving is a simple process that provides a multitude of benefits. Weaving protects bankings from high flows, allows sediment deposition behind the woven structure and willow will grow into the bank to provide a living structure that becomes a part of the banking for years to come.…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Water of Girvan Habitat Restoration Project – Volunteers Required!