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Recently installed Rock Bag XL at scour holes under bridge

Bridge Repairs – Environmentally Sensitive Pre-filled Rock Solutions for Scour Prevention

Salix were brought in to replace hard engineered concreted scour protection with far more sensitive and effective Rock Bags XL.

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Significant enhancement in infauna diversity measured in artificial rock and shell reefs

Recent research into habitat complexity and biodiversity in artificial reefs used Salix’s Rock Rolls and reef netting for its field study. Artificial reefs are created for marine and coastal environments…

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Woodberry reedbeds vegetating

Dawn Chorus at Woodberry Wetlands

We are always delighted to see how sites we’ve been involved with look after a year or two, and Woodberry Wetlands has been great to see develop. As part of…

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Watervole Tagging Photo Courtesy of Rowenna Baker

Water voles prefer coir rolls

Pre-established Coir Rolls Conservation Science MSc study reports that water voles favour Coir Rolls of the five different riparian habitats studied on the Middle Level waterways. Imperial College London MSc…

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CocoBN planted up

Exciting New Role: Technical Manager Deadline Extended

Salix are looking for a motivated and committed professional to join our growing team of soil bioengineering and erosion control specialists. ​​Key Responsibilities – Technical support to clients for all…

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Swales over-sprayed with TerrAffix-G and HydraCX week 5 grasses starting to establish

Large Green Swale Project

This large roadside project involved creating 28km of green engineered roadside swales on 14km of dual carriageway. Six weeks after treatment we had significant plant growth on Type-1 aggregate. Zero…

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Reservoir Dogs

There may not be a Mr Blonde or Mr Pink on the scene, but there are plenty of Mr Orange with our specialist Salix team. Salix have recently completed a…

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‘Rock Mattress as scour apron for headwall

SuDS Scour Aprons & Spillways – The New Sensitive Approach

Rock Mattress as scour apron for headwall In 2017 we were commissioned by Aspire Defence for our specialist knowledge in erosion control. A large scale series of SuDS, detention basins,…

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Rock Mattresses erosion control on Exeter Flood Defence Scheme

Erosion Control on Exeter Flood Defence

Staff at Exeter Flood Defence Project were delighted when within a few weeks mullet were feeding at the base of the erosion control Rock Mattresses.

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