Have your say about the Cuckmere

After years of toing and froing, there’s finally a public consultation on the future of the Lower Cuckmere.

The Environment Agency is proposing to remove flood defences and allow the lower valley to become a proper tidal estuary again. This will transform the look of the valley between Exceat Bridge and the Haven – not popular with everyone – but should make it agreat deal richer for wildlife, as well as reinstating much of the area as a functioning floodplain to protect areas further upstream.

The consultation is on until 10 December. Worth sticking your oar in while you still can.Lower Cuckmere, by Flickr user Dominic’s pics


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