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30 April, 2019 - 09:00 to 1 May, 2019 - 17:00

RRC Conference 2019

**Bookings Open*** The 20th River Restoration Centre Conference will be held in Liverpool on April 30th and May 1st. This is a huge event, which attracted over 350 delegates to Nottingham this year! Don't miss this chance to book your place now. We...
5 February, 2019 - 09:30 to 6 February, 2019 - 16:30

Sniffer Flood Risk Management Conference 2019 dates confirmed

Sniffer ( https://www.sniffer.org.uk/ ) have confirmed the dates for next year's Flood Risk Management Conference. This will be held on the 5-6th February 2019 at Strathclyde Technology and Innovation Centre, Glasgow. Registration is now open for...
27 Nov 2018

Building with Nature workshop report available

A short report of the Interreg Building with Nature Coordination meeting has been published by Sniffer. The Scottish Government hosted the coordination meeting in Dundee in September and delegates had the opportunity to visit Eddleston, Montrose and...
18 Oct 2018

Riverine ecosystems management book available online

An open access book is now available online which provides lots of best practice examples of sustainable river management. "Riverine Ecosystem Management: Science for Governing Towards a Sustainable Future" aims to be of interest to a range of...
01 Oct 2018

Podcast: The Good, the bad and the ugly of Flooding

A podcast released by America Adapts and sponsored by the World Wildlife Fund entitled, Flooding and Nature Based Solutions - the good, the bad and the ugly of flooding features interviews with experts discussing Nature based solutions to flood...
29 Jun 2018

Short video explaining Building with Nature project now available

The Building with Nature (BwN) project (funded by EU Interreg) has produced a short video to explain the project. The Scottish Government, SEPA and Tweed Forum are partners on the project and are focused on the 'catchments' workpackage (the...
14 May 2018

Survey on Natural Flood Management design guidance

The Environment Agency, CIRIA and other partners are hoping to develop technical guidance on specific Natural Flood Management measures. To begin with they have created a short scoping survey. This is your opportunity to contribute to this survey...
28 Mar 2018

UN Nature Based Solutions for water report launched

The UN 2018 World Water Development Report (WWDR), Nature Based Solutions for water was launched via a presentation at the 8th World Water Forum in Brazil on 19th March 2018. This report demonstrates how "green" Nature Based Solutions can be used...
06 Mar 2018

New book on Multifunctional Wetlands released by United Nations University, Institute for Water, Environment and Health

A new book on multifunctional wetlands has been produced by UNU-INWEH. The book aims to put wetlands at the heart of the Nature Based Solutions approach. The book is designed to aid planners and ecosystem managers on the value of creating and...
06 Mar 2018

Multiple benefits of NFM highlighted in summary poster

A short summary poster has been produced by Esther Morrissey highlighting the multiple benefits of Natural Flood Management. The poster focuses on multiple benefits such as biodiversity and conservation, improving water quality, habitat creation and...
06 Mar 2018

A practical guide for farmers produced by Yorkshire Dales National Park

A new guidance document has been produced by the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The guide called "Natural Flood Management Measures - a practical guide for farmers" has been produced to help farmers understand better how NFM works in the farmed...