SJ9319 : Meadows and flood plain south-east of Stafford

taken 3 years ago, near to Wildwood, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Meadows and flood plain south-east of Stafford
Meadows and flood plain south-east of Stafford
This is part of the River Penk flood plain seen from the canal towpath by Deptmore Lock. The area includes Radford Meadows, managed by Staffordshire Wildlife Trust as a wetland nature reserve. Their website includes this information:
The River Penk is one of a number of watercourses that converge in and around Stafford, before joining the River Trent near Shugborough. Despite extensive drainage (most recently by the National Rivers Authority and Internal Drainage Board) the floodplain is still important for its populations of wintering birds... The pasture is managed traditionally with cattle grazing during the drier spring, summer and early autumn period.
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SJ9319, 113 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 22 May, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 26 June, 2020
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Grassland  Flat landscapes 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9376 1999 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:46.6475N 2:5.6366W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9380 1991
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Meadow  Pasture  Flood Plain  Nature Reserve 

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