September 2019 Community of Practice meeting: sustaining benefits from natural flood management (NFM)

Venue: Collingham Beck, Leeds


Agenda for the day

Summary of discussions from the day

Capacity building, NFM and embedding best practice – Dominic Martyn, Catchment Based Approach National Support Group

Collingham modelling opportunities – Emma Wren, Mott MacDonald

Collingham monitoring, appraisal and evaluation – Chloe Glencross, Leeds University

DEFRA NFM evidence base – ArcGiS online for future investment – Dave Johnson, The Rivers Trust

Barriers and Enablers to NFM – Katie Chorlton, JBA Consulting

Risk, Liability and Maintenance – Phil Delaney, Environment Agency

The Cumbria NFM experience – Vikki Salas, West Cumbria Rivers Trust

Using Nature to Reduce Floods – Rosemary McCloskey, Stroud District Council

A Wessex whole catchment approach to NFM solutions – Somerset Hills to Levels, Ben Thorne