Update on Hoveton Great Broad

Since our last update the BASG Board have met with both the Environment Agency and Natural England to discuss the impact of the proposed fish barrier. We are pleased to announce that our concerns have been taken seriously by both organisations and discussions are underway to protect the valuable Bream population of the Northern Broads.…

Northern Broads Cormorant Volumes

What is the average winter consumption of cormorants across the Northern Broads and how why is it reliant annual bream recruitment from HGB? We have explained previously the overwhelming evidence and science supporting the role Hoveton Great Broad has in the annual spawning and migration of Bream across the wider Bure Catchment. One of the…

Hoveton Great Broad Update Nov 2019

You may or may not be aware of the major project being undertaking to restore Hoveton Great Broad within the Broads National Park. This is a scheme being managed by Natural England to restore the Broad to its former state to support many water plants, which have declined in recent decades. The scheme broadly follows…