Natural flood management

Project Summary: Using research expertise to provide tailored modelling and monitoring support for Natural Flood Management (NFM) pilots across Yorkshire, growing a NFM community of practice to increase regional NFM capability and contributing updates to the Environment Agency’s national Working With Natural Processes evidence base and guidance.

Project Team: Colin Brown, Martha Villamizar – University of York, Richard Grayson, Mark Trigg, Megan Klaar, Guy Ziv, Mike Kirkby – University of Leeds, Adam Mullen, Simon Stokes, Wendy Quarrie – Environment Agency, Craig Best, Stewart Clarke – National Trust, Zora Van-Leeuwen – Calderdale Council, Kirsty Breaks – Bradford Metropolitan District Council, Steve Rose and Barry Hankin – JBA, Dan Turner, Marie Taylor – Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust.

Project number: 04

Duration: April 2018 – April 2021

Outputs: available from the natural flood management and natural flood management community of practice sections in the Resources and Publications area of the website

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Natural flood management measures in the landscape: a blend of research expertise and volunteering

Natural flood management in the media

Getting to grips with natural flood management