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21 April, 2020 - 09:00 to 22 April, 2020 - 17:00

21st River Restoration Conference - River Restoration: Scaling-up our ambition

The 21st River Restoration Conference will be held in Harrogate on the 21st and 22nd April 2020. The theme of this year's conference is " River restoration: scaling-up our ambition". The call for abstracts is now open and will close on the 14th...
30 January, 2020 - 09:45 to 31 January, 2020 - 17:45

Scotland’s Flood Risk Management Conference 2020

Sniffer have announced the dates for Scotland’s Flood Risk Management Conference 2020. The event will take place in Glasgow on the 30th and 31st January 2020. The conference outline includes a session on Natural Flood Management. The event...
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,...
04 Oct 2019

New book launched: "Nature-Based Flood Risk Management on Private Land"

An open access book has recently been published addressing the issue of Nature-Based Flood Risk Management on Private Land. It is published by Springer and was edited by Thomas Hartmann, Lenka Slavíková and Simon McCarthy. The authors highlight that...
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...