Life in the Dykes

  • Subject Area: Biology, Ecology, Natural History
  • Suitable for levels: Citizen Science for All, KS1, KS2
  • Audience: Educators, Parents/Families
The interaction of a number of  physical factors unique to the Broads National Park has resulted in an assemblage of aquatic life (plants, fish and invertebrates) like none other in the U.K. Many of these species are incredibly rare. Today the dykes are important refuges for those unable to cope with the dramatic decline in water quality experienced by the region's rivers and broads since the early 1900's. Read our post: "Broads Uncovered: Life in the Dykes" and explore the Prezi Presentation to learn more.

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