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Multiple benefits

multiple-benefits

The primary role of NFM is to attenuate flood peaks within catchments for flood risk management purposes. However, most NFM measures provide added benefits for the wider environment and this topic collates material surrounding these multiple benefits. This could include, for example, information on measures that have improved water quality, biodiversity, carbon targets cultural activity,  farm productivity,  low flows,  air quality and aesthetic quality, health and well-being.

Case Studies

News & Events

We are reaching out to you with an exciting opportunity to contribute to research on River woodland evidence gaps. This survey should take approximately 20 minutes to complete (ideally on a...
The Tweed Forum have published a new guide to riverside tree planting. The guide called "Riparian woodland creation – a guide for practitioners" is available via the link at the bottom of...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineering with Nature initiative has released a new season of podcasts (season 7). Podcasts cover topics such as regenerative land management, policy issues...

Literature

This report (published by CREW) provides a review and analysis of information on the passage by fish at wooden obstacles (woody placements), used for flood management, in Scotland.

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Videos

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