An ecological scoping study has been being carried out for the Trust by MossNaylorYoung, a specialist inland waterways advisory heritage restoration company. The study details a list of possible biodiversity enhancements with the introduction of navigation between Baylham and Bosmere.
They advise that;-
The Canal and River Trust state that:
“By creating deeper, clearer freshwater channels, plants can flourish and create healthy habitats for fish, insects and small mammals. Biodiversity is greatly improved, and the deeper channels actually inhibit the growth of weeds in the main channel resulting in better water flows throughout the canal.”
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