The major flood conference, ‘Natural Flood Management: Enabling Partnerships and Action’, which is taking place on Wednesday 25th January at the University of Gloucestershire Oxstalls Campus, is now fully subscribed. The conference is aimed at building partnerships between local communities, flood groups, local authorities and land managers to deliver effective natural flood management at the local scale.
Media coverage “Natural Flood Management: a look at one of Stroud’s shining sustainable schemes”
Over recent weeks, CCRI Director, Professor Janet Dwyer has been involved in a range of events related to ‘Brexit’ and the possible impacts upon UK agriculture. Read about all of these, and listen to an interview on BBC’s Farming Today.
Dan Keech has had an article printed in a celebration issue of LEAF, a seasonal newspaper for trees, woods and people published by Common Ground. Dan’s article is on community orchards and he explains why community orchards are healthier both for us and for local wildlife.
Janet Dwyer was interviewed by Farmers Weekly following discussions at the Rural Services Network conference last week, regarding the possible implications of Brexit on farm subsidies.
CCRI Director, Janet Dwyer, was interviewed on BBC 4’s Farming Today on Friday, 1st July, 2016, about the funding that the UK currently receives from the EU CAP Pillar 2 funding, which is now under threat following the Referendum vote. The interview is available to listen to online until 31st July,.
Matt Reed gave us some ‘fish for thought’ last week on BBC Radio Gloucestershire last week in an interview with Faye Hatcher regarding heavy metals in fish. Matt’s interview can still be listened to until 7 June – read the news article for full information.
Media coverage relating to Chris Short’s public lecture on the subject of natural flood management on Thursday, 25th February, 2016
An article regarding the SmartSOIL toolbox has been published in Agra Europe.
Media item relating to the SmartSOIL toolbox