Trazar Astley-Reid, Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB Partnership, Suffolk Estuaries Officer

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Landscapes for Life - Conference 2013 - East of England. 16th - 18th July 2013

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Trazar Astley-Reid, Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB Partnership, Suffolk Estuaries Officer

  1. 1. Addressing the challenges – involving people at the coast – Trazar Astley-Reid, Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB Partnership, Suffolk Estuaries Officer
  2. 2. Three very different stories Alde & Ore Estuary Partnership Deben Estuary Partnership Stour & Orwell Estuaries Management Group
  3. 3. Deben Estuary
  4. 4. Deben Estuary Partnership
  5. 5. Deben has 40% of Suffolk’s saltmarsh
  6. 6. Saltmarsh • Extends from the mean high water of neap tides to the mean high water of spring tides where only occasional inundations will occur. • Salt marsh occurs around coasts which have conditions suitable for the net accumulation of sediment and receive shelter from strong wave action.
  7. 7. More saltmarsh in front of sea walls means less money spent on sea wall maintenance!
  8. 8. 2010 before restoration
  9. 9. 2012 after restoration
  10. 10. Stour & Orwell Estuaries
  11. 11. Shotley Gate 2009
  12. 12. Shotley Gate April 2011
  13. 13. Shotley Gate Community Open Scheme November 2010
  14. 14. Heritage Park – HMS Ganges New Footpaths Woodland Management Schools projects Wildlife partnership projects Coastal Erosion control Beach management
  15. 15. Alde & Ore Estuary Partnership
  16. 16. The Town of Orford
  17. 17. www.suffolkcoastandheaths.org Thank You

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