- Hardley Flood
Hardley Flood is a
Site of Special Scientific Intereston the north bank of the River Chetnortheast of Loddonin Norfolk, part-managed by the Norfolk Wildlife Trust, it is an area of shallow lagoons and reedbeds acting as a spillway for theRiver Chet. Tidal muds attract a range of wading birds and the undisturbed reedbeds support nesting wildfowl and other fenland birds, including nationally important breeding populations of Shoveler, Pochardand Gadwall. Hardley Flood was formed when agricultural land was flooded in the 1940s, [ [http://www.broads-authority.gov.uk/news/press-releases/2005/hardley-flood-footbridge-to-be-reinstated-for-christmas.html Hardley Flood footbridge to be reinstated for Christmas - Broads Authority ] ] and can be reached by footpath along the north bank of the River Chet from Loddon.
* [http://www.english-nature.org.uk/citation/citation_photo/1000432.pdf Hardley Flood]
* [http://www.bfap.org/index.php?textOnly=0&pageID=100&compartmentID=23 Flood Alleviation Project]
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