5 Star Water Vole Accommodation Ready to accept new Tenants

Water Vole in the classic Pringle tube Salix provide the perfect habitat for water voles. The Highways England £1.5bn A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme includes a major new bypass…

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Enhancements on Riverside Walk, Duke of Northumberland’s River

Salix proposed a river enhancement design with the main aim of increasing base flow, reducing low flows and narrowing the channel using vegetated wet berms of varying widths, locally sourced…

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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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willow stakes taking well on the River Cleddau

The advantages of Salix Bioengineering Solutions V Blockstone on two Welsh Rivers – Case Study Evidence

Eight years on and vegetative erosion control is a massive success on the River Cleddau as an alternative to blockstone.

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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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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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