The historical significance of chalk streams and their modern day management
Vitacress Conservation Trust 2015 Chalk Stream Headwaters Forum – 6 November
The theme of this year’s forum was the historical significance of chalk streams and their modern-day management in terms of conservation, fishing and watercress farming.
The Environment Agency outlined their aspirations for improving chalk stream headwaters in Hampshire and the audience heard about research aimed at ensuring sustainable watercress farming. The forum also provided an opportunity for regular updates on the Bourne Rivulet and Upper Itchen initiatives.
Forum presentations available for download:
Vitacress Chalk Stream Headwaters 2015 Forum Proceedings
Bourne Rivulet Initiative Update
Upper Itchen Initiative Update
“Where the Bright Waters Meet” – The Historical and Cultural Significance of Chalk Streams
“Fish and Cress” – Watercress Farming and Chalk Streams
“Gin Clear” – Partnership Working – the Pathway to Success; A River’s Trust View of Chalk Stream Management
“A Ring of Bright Water” – A Nature Conservation Perspective on Chalk Stream Management
Martin de Retuerto
Improving Chalk Stream Headwaters in Hampshire – Future Aspirations
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