This guide has best practice recommendations and learning based on delivery of a number of different NFM techniques including offline and online flow storage, methods to intercept fast flow pathways, large woody debris, riparian zone management and habitat creation.
This handbook provides information on NFM techniques, assessment tools, managing an NFM project and monitoring.
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.
Local data and evidence on Natural Flood Management is key to engaging with both the public and local businesses. It is also vital to providing the detail needed to target, deliver and evaluate projects at the local catchment and community level.
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.
Keeping Rivers Cool was a four year (2012-2016) Environment Agency led climate change adaptation project, which focused on using trees to keep rivers cool.