Friston Forest (UK)

FRISTON FOREST

Friston Forest 2

Beschrijving

LOCATION + COORDINATES

Friston Forest is located near Eastbourne (UK) on the Eastbourne Chalk aquifer. The area of interest is outlined in blue on the map below.  This covers Ewe Dean, Deep Dean, Fore Down, Lullington Heath NNR and a large part of Friston Forest.

Approximate central Grid Reference TQ 5457 0050 (Lat 50.783477 Long 0.19129246).

MEASURES

Restore infiltration on a surface area of 10,000 m² and increase recharge within 50 m³ by:

- converting high interception vegetation types (pine plantations) with low interception vegetation (heathland restoration, grassland restoration)

- flow pathway attenuation features and infiltration promoting ponds/bunds,

- heath and chalk grassland management and soil heath management.

CATEGORY

Demonstration sites for infiltration restoration through forest conversion

Demonstration sites for infiltration restoration through the remediation of soil compaction

Timing

September 2018 - August 2022

Budget

€171.413,35

Partners

South East Water (SEW)

Kent County Council (KCC)

South East Rivers Trust (SERT)

Address

Friston Forest
UK , België