Hey Brook Revival

Location: 
Wigan
Summary: 

The project will deliver a pilot restoration of the wetland habitat within the Low Hall Local Nature Reserve through the creation of a Sustainable Drainage System (SuDS) during 2017 and 2018.

It will reconnect local people with their landscape by offering opportunities for volunteers to survey the Hey Brook and to deliver a series of practical habitat creation projects. Once the pilot is complete a second wetland project will be delivered in the Carbon Landscape area during 2019 and 2020.

The installation of a reed bed will increase the resilience of the landscape by providing additional storm-water attenuation to communities down-stream of the Low Hall reserve.

Goals

  • Two wetland SuDS facilities created
  • 1.3 ha improvements to riparian habitat
  • Two water quality improvement projects delivered
  • Eight people established as citizen scientists to monitor water quality within the Carbon Landscape

 

 

How you can get involved: 

We offer free training through our events and volunteering programmes.  To find out more click on the events or volunteering tabs.

Contact the Carbon Landscape Project Team:
​Email: carbonlandscape@lancswt.org.uk
Telephone: 01942 726214