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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...
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...
28 Mar 2018

UN Nature Based Solutions for water report launched

The UN 2018 World Water Development Report (WWDR), Nature Based Solutions for water was launched via a presentation at the 8th World Water Forum in Brazil on 19th March 2018. This report demonstrates how "green" Nature Based Solutions can be used...