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The Wetlands Restoration Project
Southern Lake Restoration

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Removing Silt From the Southern Lake

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Clearance of rhododendron from silted part of the lake

Tracked swing shovels removing silt


Safety Fences and Footbridges

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Following removal of thousands of tonnes of silt the lake became much deeper.  Safety fences were built and fitted around certain parts of the lake

Galloway Bridge built to Countryside Commission specifications

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