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13 Jul 2020

Flood Risk Management Conference 2020 report now available

A conference report highlighting key messages from the Scottish Flood Risk Management Conference 2020 has been published by Sniffer. The conference included a session on Natural Flood Management. The report contains links to audio sound recordings...
13 Jul 2020

Building with Nature policy briefs published

The Tweed Forum, Scottish Government and SEPA are partners in the EU Interreg Building with Nature project. The project’s Policy Learning Group (PLG) has produced a series of country specific policy briefs. You may be interested in these Scottish...
13 Jul 2020

NERC NFM programme webinar series

The NERC NFM research programme is advertising a series of webinars. These one hour webinars occur roughly every month and cover a range of topics. The aim of the webinar series is to allow NFM researchers and practitioners to share knowledge and...
19 Jun 2020

Be adaptive to become resilient conference outputs now available

The Interreg BwN (Building with Nature)/FAIR /C5a end event ' Be Adaptive to Become Resilient' was held on the 4th June 2020. Over 150 people attended the online event. The recordings and presentations from the webinars and workshops are now...
01 Jun 2020

Floodplains report published by European Environment Agency

The European Environment Agency has recently published a report on the importance of floodplains (report title: "Floodplains: a natural system to preserve and restore" ). The report highlights the importance of natural and restored floodplains for...
31 Jan 2020

PhD research - call for information/experience on leaky dams

PhD research - call for information, details and experience on leaky dam networks Dear NFM Network Scotland, I have a query about your experience of the resilience of leaky dam structures. I am a PhD student at the University of Leeds, studying the...
12 Nov 2019

Paper highlights the potential of runoff attenuation features as a NFM approach

An open access paper on "The potential of runoff attenuation features as a Natural Flood Management approach" has been published in the Journal of Flood Risk Management. The study utilised data from the Belford Burn catchment in N.E. England, and in...
12 Nov 2019

Communities at risk of flooding and their attitudes towards NFM report published

A report has been published today by Scotland's Centre of Expertise for Waters on "Communities at risk of flooding and their attitudes towards natural flood management". The project team at the James Hutton Institute explored factors that affect...
11 Nov 2019

Delivering Nature-Based Solutions workshop report published

A co-organised event in Edinburgh (May 2019) brought together international experts to discuss the challenges and opportunities for delivering Nature-Based Solutions. The goal of the event was to facilitate the knowledge exchange and share best...
11 Nov 2019

Review paper: Representing natural and artificial in‐channel large wood in numerical hydraulic and hydrological models

Adding large wood or leaky barriers to rivers is often promoted as a viable NFM technique but there is a lack of clear understanding on how best to represent them in computer models. The open access paper "Representing natural and artificial in‐...
22 Oct 2019

Call for Projects for Engineering With Nature®: An Atlas – Volume 2

The US Army Corps of Engineers are working on the second edition of their Engineering with Nature Atlas. A call for world-wide case studies is now open. The second edition is due to be published in autumn 2020 with final selection for projects in...