Gabion Basket A wire meshed box designed
to be filled by stones and used in civil engineering construction projects. At the
Woodland Education Centre, gabion baskets have been used extensively in the building of a
sluice, spillway and footbridge foundations. More Info
Fabric Sheets of this material were used
as a robust lining underneath Reno mattresses and on the floor of the stream immediately
below the Spillway. The fabric is designed to help prevent erosion of the
waterway. More Info
Mattress A large, relatively thin and flat gabion basket. Used to form the floor of the watercourse
beneath the spillway and sluice. Helps prevent erosion of the waterway.
Description of the different zones of open water, swamp, marsh
and dry land present in a wetland habitat. The word "transition" describes
how each zone gradually merges into the next.
Survey Observation and recording of species names during
the course of walking through an area.