Category Archives: Canals and Lowland Rivers

We have completed sensitive civil engineering works such as dredging and towpath restoration, using soft revetment techniques in place of sheet piling where applicable. Many of these schemes are driven by the need to provide restored habitat for protected species, such as water voles, whilst addressing long term stability.

Many of our products such as coir rolls and pallets can be used to protect river banks whilst re-vegetating the site naturally.

Salix helps naturalise the chalk River Nar

Working with the Norfolk Rivers Trust and cbec, Salix has just completed a project to help to improve wildlife habitats on a section of the chalk River Nar in west Norfolk.

Improving wildlife habitats on the Royal chalk River Babingley

With the help of Salix, the Norfolk Rivers Trust is improving fish and other river wildlife habitats on the River Babingley near Flitcham, one of only two hundred chalk rivers left in the world.