subseries YWT/7/4/1 - Drainage and Wetland Preservation

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Drainage and Wetland Preservation


  • 1977-2005 (Creation)

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Papers concerning the Trust's work to preserve the traditional haymeadows and wetland habitats along the ings of the River Derwent, at risk from drainage proposals. Records include early reports on the significance of the Lower Derwent Valley landscape, papers relating to Barmby Barrage, North Duffield Carrs and Aughton Ings, various correspondence and reports on water abstraction proposals, and information on a number of local and specialist conservation groups, inluding CONSYDER.


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