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Conserving Historic Water Meadows

Front cover for Conserving historic water meadows

This guide aims to promote wider awareness of the rich heritage of water meadows.

It is intended primarily for nature conservation groups, farmers, landowners, communities or individuals undertaking habitat ‘restoration’ work on historic water meadows.

The guide describes the archaeological remains which may be encountered and highlights their importance as part of the historic landscape. It demonstrates how these remains, managed sensitively, can provide considerable benefits for wildlife.

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Product Code: 51890


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