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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Exciting New Role: Technical Manager

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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Rock Rolls, Rock Mattresses and Brushwood Fascines preventing erosion on the River Crouch

Inter tidal Erosion Protection on the River Crouch

The Environment Agency commissioned our erosion products on the tidal River Crouch. Inter tidal rivers are notably difficult to manage, our Rock Mattresses, Rock Rolls and Brushwood Fascines have been…

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Walthamstow Wetlands reedbeds established 13 November 2017

Walthamstow Wetlands Habitat is Thriving

Two hectares of wetland habitat were created using silt pumped from the main reservoir as part of conservation work to help this London nature reserve

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Coir Rolls pre-established with native plants providing erosion control at Porter Brook

Flashy Floods in Car Park Solved

Rock Rolls and pre-planted Coir Rolls & Pallets were used to prevent erosion whilst creating a lovely habitat in Sheffield City centre where a culverted stream had been flash flooding

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