February 18, 2009
lake project at Highbridge's Apex Wildlife Park is completed
£30,000 project to create these two new islands and 21 new
fishing platforms at Highbridge's Apex Willdlife Park is nearing
completion this week.
was first to report last
year how the park had been chosen to receive £25,000
of funding from the Environment Agency and a further £5,000
from Sedgemoor District Council to create modernised angling facilities.
then, brand new fishing platforms have been constructed around
the main fishing lake and two new islands have been formed to
protect fish and encourage breeding in the lake.
Turner, the Environment Agency's Fisheries Technical Officer for
the Wessex Area, pictured, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This
is great for the park. The work is a real boost that is greatly
improving the park's fishing facilities."
islands are now in place - they dont look much right now
but give them a few weeks and the pre-planted vegetation will
have started to grow and they will look different again."
of the new fishing platforms introduced around the lakes
enjoying a saunter around the Apex lakes this week