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AONB: Norfolk Coast

Glaven Eel Project

Eels have been at the core of the River Glaven ecology and local culture for hundreds of years but have suffered a steep decline in numbers.

The Norfolk Coast AONB project increased scientific knowledge about the critically-endangered species, improved eel habitat and re-connected current generations with the eel, its folklore and traditions, and with the few-remaining eel catchers, who made their living from the eel - before these connections are lost forever