Yorkshire NFM Community of Practitioners - Summer workshop.

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Scarcroft Village Hall

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Wetherby Road

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Understanding and sustaining benefits from natural flood management. Collingham visit and workshop

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Following the success of the third get-together at Nethergill farm at Oughtershaw in May, iCASP along with the Environment Agency, CaBA Integrated Catchment Delivery Team and the Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust invites you to the fourth in a series of events to help build an NFM community of practitioners in Yorkshire and across England. This event will feature speakers from Stroud, Cumbria and Wessex who will share lessons learnt and best practise from NFM initiatives in their areas.

Plan for the day:

The morning session will provide Collingham site specific talks followed by an opportunity to have a look round the interventions currently in place and to discuss the successes and learning to date. The afternoon session will comprise of a workshop featuring talks from JBA and the Environment Agency as well as colleagues from Stroud, Wessex and Cumbria. There will also be an opportunity to discuss issues associated to the sustainability of NFM as a group and learn from each other.

Please find a brief agenda below. The full version has been attached to your invitation email.

Agenda:

09:30 – 10:00 = Arrive, registering and networking

10:00 – 10:10 = Welcome and introduction

10:10 – 10:15 = Capacity building and embedding best practice

10:15 – 10:30 = Collingham modelling opportunities

10:30 – 10:40 = Collingham monitoring, appraisal and evaluation

10:40 – 10:50 = DEFRA NFM evidence base – ArcGiS online for future investment

10:50 – 12:20 = Walking tour – Marie Taylor, Yorkshire Dales River Trust

12:20 – 13:20 LUNCH and demonstrating ArcGiS online tool and evidence base

13:20 – 13:40 = NFM barriers report – sustainability elements

13:40 – 14:00 = NFM maintenance and liability

14:00 – 14:20 = Project 1 - The Cumbria NFM experience

14:20 – 14:40 = Project 2 – Using nature reducing flooding at Stroud

14:40 – 15:00 = Project 3 - A Wessex whole catchment approach to NFM solution

15:00 – 15:15 = Comfort Break

15:15 – 15:50 = Sustainability discussion – barriers, gaps and opportunities

15:50 – 16:05 = Group feedback – priorities and next steps

16:05 – 16:20 = Partner NFM updates

16:20 – 16:30 = Thanks and close

We hope to welcome you to the event on the 11th September.

Kind Regards,

iCASP

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Scarcroft Village Hall

Scarcroft

Wetherby Road

Scarcroft

LS14 3AS

United Kingdom

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