National Lottery Heritage Fund, Environment agency, Nene Valley Catchment Partnership, Nenescape LP, Wild Trout Trust & Landowner.
White Mills lock backchannel proposed a number of enhancement opportunities with the primary focus of the project being to repair the eroded bank. This project will benefit fish, other wildlife including otters and diversify the river habitats. The Project contributes to delivery of Water Frame Directive, improving the ecological status of the river. It will also help the EA deliver the Eel Management Plan and meet its statutory obligations under the Eel Regulations.
Hinging and pinning overhanging trees and pleaching small riverside trees to increase in-stream woody habitat and create flow variation to improve the natural cleansing of the gravels.