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Engaging the Rural Sectors in Catchment Partnership activity: Aspirations and Good Practice

Guidance on gaining greater participation from rural industries in CaBA. This guidance sign-posts to a series of practical case studies illustrating good practice.

Engaging Stakeholders


River Basin Management Planning Cycle 3 – Catchment Partnership Engagement Plan – sample

A proposed approach to ensure plans meet partners’ needs, are compliant with legal commitments and helps achieve outcomes despite limited resource.

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About CaBA

The Catchment Based Approach (CaBA) is a community-led approach that engages people and groups from across society to help improve our precious water environments. CaBA Partnerships are now actively working in 100+ catchments across England and Wales.

Our Stats

Real partnerships with real world benefits. More than just numbers.

of partnerships have undertaken river restoration work

of partnerships have worked with farmers

projects have tackled barriers to fish migration

of partnerships work with citizen scientists and volunteers

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