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03 Mar 2021

Demonstrating the value of Building with Nature in practice

Research findings just revealed by one of the EU North Sea Region Building with Nature partners in Scotland are revealing the true value of taking a sustainable approach to reducing flood risk - through the careful and targeted use of Natural Flood...
02 Mar 2021

Building with Nature project output library

The Building with Nature (BwN) project, funded by Interreg, demonstrated BwN solutions that utilise natural processes to deliver flood risk and coastal erosion management whilst enhancing ecosystem services. The Scottish Government led the '...
02 Mar 2021

Scottish FRM2021 conference outputs now available

Scotland's Flood Risk Management Conference 2021 was held from the 1st - 5th February 2021. The conference was virtual this year and covered a range of topics such as finance and green recovery, science and policy updates and communication and...
12 Oct 2020

Influence the CIRIA NFM Handbook

CIRIA is developing good practice guidance on the design and delivery of natural flood management (NFM) for use in the UK. The manual will be published late 2021 and is moving from scoping stage towards first draft. They are interested in your...
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...