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Environment Agency Annual Tree Works

The Environment Agency are undertaking their annual tree works within Morpeth which consists of:

  • Removing any debris from the river channel where it might cause a blockage
  • Removing any dead trees from the riverside immediately beside the channel
  • Coppicing willows where they are overgrown within the river channel
  • Removing the lower branches of any trees within the flood flow of the river which would cause an obstruction to flood flows
  • Removing any vegetation which is overgrown within the river channel which could cause an obstruction to flood flows