lmpact of Low Flows on Chalk Streams and Water Meadows
In their heyday, Britain's chalk streams must have been a spectacular sight. The unique combination of geology, climate and human management led to an abundant and diverse flora and fauna of great beauty. The game and coarse fishing was considered by many to be the best in the world. The water meadows and countryside through which the chalk streams flowed were a fascination to naturalists, and the whole river corridor was rich in wildlife.