The toolbox provides a 7 step guide to developing a NFM scheme. It was developed by the Environment Agency with the support of the Trent RFCC and was inspired by the experiences of local partners working to manage flood risk in Scotter, Lincolnshire.
A practical guide for farmers and farm advisors to provide simple, clear advice and aid decision making on the delivery of natural flood management measures.
Natural Flood Management (NFM) or Working with Natural Processes (WWNP), involves implementing measures that help to protect, restore and emulate the natural functions of catchments, floodplains, rivers and the coast.
LEAF is the leading organisation promoting sustainable food and farming. They help farmers produce good food, with care and to high environmental standards, identified in-store by the LEAF Marque logo.
The Sustainable Catchment Management Programme (SCaMP) aims to apply an integrated approach to catchment management across all of the 56,385 hectares of land United Utilities own in the North West, which they hold to protect the quality of water entering the reservoirs.
Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) raises awareness of diffuse pollution from agriculture by giving free training and advice to farmers in selected areas in England. The aim of the advice is to improve the environmental performance of farms.
The River Wiki has been set up by the River Restoration Centre to consolidate river restoration case studies from all over Europe. Currently, there are 1072 case studies from 31 countries published on the website. Search through the case studies using a number of different variables depending on the type of project you are looking for. It […]
Within Gloucestershire, the Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group (FWAG) and the Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI) at the University of Gloucestershire have developed an integrated local delivery (ILD) framework, implemented in a range of situations, that enables those with local skills and environmental land management knowledge to contribute to the management of sensitive and […]
The Ribble Life Partnership aims to engage people from local communities, farmers, public sector organisations and local businesses to help improve water quality at a local, catchment level.
Invasive species such as Giant Hogweed, Japanese Knotweed and Himalayan Balsam, pose a serious threat to our natural heritage by out-competing native species. They can out-compete because the natural checks and balances (e.g. predation) which native species are subject to do not affect non-native species.