A tale of two fences

This amazing photo (on the Usk, May 2019) illustrates the potential for harm to our rivers from livestock grazing. The bank in the left hand half of the photo has long-since been properly fenced and is stable, protected by vegetation. The bank to the right of the big tree is now fenced but not before sheep have grazed it hard, leading to large-scale erosion and stopping any natural restabilisation.

Two fences on the usk May 2019 gareth comp