Habitats: Coastal & intertidal

Saltmarshes and mudflats

See the Grasslands pages in the Restoration Library for guidance and information on coastal and floodplain grazing marsh.

Flora locale training and other events

If you would like to suggest a new training event for this topic then please let us know.

Flora locale publications, guidance & documents on this website

The Grazing Advice Partnership (GAP)   The GAP website provides resources (information, discussion forum, case studies) about extensive grazing of high-value nature land, including wood pastures, heath & moor, grasslands and coastal habitats.
UK National Ecosystem Assessment   A major analysis of the state of UK ecosystems, the benefits provided by the UK's natural heritage and options for the future.

If you have a suggestion for a document or guide that would be useful for this topic then please let us know.

Case Studies on Flora locale's website

Wallasea Island coastal wetland restorationSoil from London's Crossrail project is being used to create Europe's biggest artificial nature reserve at Wallasea Island.
Steart Peninsula, Severn Estuary (WWT)external web site Mudflat, saltmarsh & freshwater wetland creation
Wetland Vision for Englandexternal web site Strategic project for wetlands

If you are aware of a project that would be a good Case Study for this topic then please let us know.

Saltmarsh communities in the British National Vegetation Classification (Wikipedia)
The Saltmarsh Management Manual (Defra and the Environment Agency)
Saltmarsh management (New Forest District Council) Includes consideration of using dredged material for saltmarsh recharge in eroding saltmarsh nr Lymington, Hants.
Saltmarsh Review:An overview of coastal saltmarshes, their dynamic and sensitivity characteristics for conservation and management. (Boormman, 2003) on JNCC website.
Advice on managing coastal salt marsh for invertebrates (Buglife)

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