Contents tagged with natural flood management
Help us bash the balsam this July
Please help us tackle Himalayan balsam in your neighbourhood this July, before the pink flowers turn to seed.
It's very easy to pull up the roots and snap the stem - the plant will then break down very quickly.
Don’t put yourself at risk - take …
Joint press release from Calderdale Council and the Environment Agency
Calderdale Council has welcomed an extra £12 million to build on essential flood protection and resilience work in Hebden Bridge.
The funding boost is part of the Government’s new multi-billion-pound investment …
Consultation by iCASP (Yorkshire Integrated Catchment Solutions Programme)
Natural Flood Management (NFM) measures are springing up across the country.
The Yorkshire Integrated Catchment Solutions Programme (iCASP) is supporting the modelling and monitoring of some of the Yorkshire NFM pilot …
Press release from Calderdale Council
Plans for a new wetland nature reserve at Brearley Fields went on show at Mytholmroyd Christmas Market in November 2019.
The scheme will improve biodiversity and the river environment, boost flood attenuation and bring health and wellbeing …
Press release from Slow the Flow Calderdale
Slow The Flow Calderdale have worked in the Calder Valley for the last three and a half years to encourage and empower the community and organisations to take action on their own property and land to reduce flood risk on a local level. …
Press release from the River Stewardship Company
As part of the wider non-native invasive treatment programme within the Calder Valley, the River Stewardship Company (RSC) are working on behalf of the Environment Agency (EA) to undertake a treatment programme to control Giant Hogweed and …
Treesponsibility is currently seeking new tree-planting sites. The group has planted over a quarter of a million trees since its establishment in 1998, but it now needs more places to plant new woodland between Autumn 2019 and early Spring 2020 and it is inviting landowners to get involved with the …
Are you passionate about the environment? Interested in working with natural processes to manage flood risk? Calerdale Council is recruiting a Natural Flood Management Project Officer to oversee and manage development of the Calderdale NFM programme.
The role offers the opportunity to work with …
Work has been completed on a brand new Green Roof on the top of the Mytholmroyd Flood Warden Storage Container at The Shoulder of Mutton Pub on New Road.
Supported by a grant from Slow The Flow Calderdale and as part of a wider initiative by Slow The Flow Calderdale to promote local Natural …
Slow The Flow Calderdale (STFC) is looking for a new member of its team to manage forthcoming events and to provide support to the management team to promote and support Natural Flood Management (NFM).
Like the rest of the Slow the Flow Management team, this is a voluntary positon and you …