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Down in the mud

The Norfolk coast at Burnham Overy Staithe where we’re staying this week undergoes twice daily low tides that leave boats stranded and large areas of mud for the sea birds to explore. 165 more words


The charisma of Corophium, the mud-shrimp

The level of the salty, sediment-laden water in the Upper Solway is dropping with the ebbing tide, turning increasingly brackish as the waters of the rivers Esk and Eden dominate. 2,075 more words


Why are We Reviving Our Wetlands?

Envision the future—the why—guiding what we are now restoring

Prior to development around and across San Elijo Lagoon, the connection to the ocean—the inlet—periodically closed and broke open again. 216 more words

Reviving Your Wetlands


On Waitangi Day I walked at Governors Bay.  It was a grey day. I enjoyed the view of the mudflats with the crisscrossing waterways, the gleaming puddles and the forms and colours of grasses and flaxes with Banks Peninsula in the background.  27 more words