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24 October, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:30

CIWEM Scotland Biennial Symposium

CIWEM’s Scottish Branch wish to invite you to join them at their biennial Symposium this October. The event will be a day of celebration of the on-going advancements of not only practice and approach in relation to the water and environment sector,...
3 July, 2019 - 09:00 to 4 July, 2019 - 17:00

Mapping for Natural Flood Management training course

Natural Flood Management (NFM) techniques are increasingly used to manage flood risk by restoring floodplain processes and increasing storage. Quickly identifying historical floodplains and areas for reconnection can help prioritise NFM activities...
02 May 2019

Natural Flood Management - A Farmer's Guide published by SRUC

A practical handbook for farmers has recently been published by SRUC. The handbook is called "Natural Flood Management: A Farmer's Guide" and is available from the link below. The guide aims to give advice on NFM to landowners and farmers in...
02 May 2019

Report on Nature-Based Solutions for Disaster Risk Management published by the World Bank

The World Bank have published a report on Nature-Based Solutions for Disaster Risk Management. More on this report and background to the work can be found at the link below.
02 May 2019

Prestigious Knowledge Exchange win for Dynamic Coast

Innovation award for project highlighting the huge value of existing natural flood protection features in Scotland The Dynamic Coast project won the overall Spotlight Award at the Scottish Knowledge Exchange awards last month in Edinburgh. The award...
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...