22. Higher Denham habitat enhancement

Aims: Involve people with their local waterbodies; Improve wildlife corridors; Work together

Water body: River Misbourne
Project description

Local volunteers completed the enhancement of the lower Misbourne near Higher Denham in May 2014, improving habitat for fish and wildlife.

 As part of series of events organised by the Environment Agency a habitat enhancement masterclass led by the Wild Trout Trust was held on the Misbourne near to Higher Denham. The purpose of the day was to train local volunteers and landowners in low cost techniques to enhance instream habitat using locally source large woody debris. During the course of the day 200m of river channel was enhanced.

Project lead: Environment Agency
Project partners: Affinity Water, Chilterns Chalk Streams Project, Environment Agency, Thames Water, Wild Trout Trust,
Project start: May 2014
Project end: May 2014
Funding source:

This project is part of the Revitalising Chalk Rivers initiative

Revitalisaing Chalk Rivers logo

Design by LTD Design Consultants and build by Garganey Consulting. From an original concept by the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust.