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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...
24 April, 2019 - 09:00 to 25 April, 2019 - 15:00

BHS national meeting on Natural Flood Management: Does it work?

Natural Flood Risk Management : Does it work? British Hydrological Society national meeting 24 Apr 2019 @ Lancaster University Recent years have seen the introduction of a range of landscape interventions to help mitigate the level of flood risk...
23 Jan 2019

Atlas on Engineering with Nature published

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have recently published a book entitled "Engineering With Nature: An Atlas" . The Atlas showcases 56 international projects, which includes one Scottish case study (the Bowmont Catchment ). The atlas is organised...
21 Jan 2019

New video released on the Eddleston Water project

A new video has been released outlining the role of the Eddleston Water project in the international Interreg Building with Nature project. For further details on the Eddleston water project please visit the case study page within the NFM network...
15 Jan 2019

NFM practical handbook published in NW England

The West Cumbria Rivers Trust have recently published a new handbook called "Natural Flood Management Handbook: a practical guide for farmers" . The book was funded by West Cumbria Rivers Trust, Environment Agency, Newground and Heritage Lottery...
15 Jan 2019

Report published by European Environment Agency on "Why should we care about floodplains?"

The European Environment Agency have published a short report on "why should we care about floodplains?". It highlights a series of key messages about the role floodplains play in delivering a range of ecosystem services. The report can be accessed...
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...