A paper written by Jane Mills, Pete Gaskell and Julie Ingram, together with Stephen Chaplin of Natural England, has been published in Land Use Policy.
Despite the nights drawing in and the onset of winter, there is plenty of planning to do for the spring. Year two of the Urban Garden Project will be about continuing to create wildlife habitats and to improve biodiversity. Read more in the 6th installment of Isabel’s blog.
John Powell has been fairly quiet recently regarding writing Blog articles. However, in a return to form, he has written this throught provoking piece about urban trees – partly inspired by events that took place in Sheffield.
Dr Dan Marsh, who is visiting the CCRI from the University of Waikato, New Zealand, gave a presentation at the CCRI Seminar Series on Thursday, 2nd February. His presentation can now be viewed on YouTube.
Dr Dan Marsh, who is visiting the CCRI from the University of Waikato, New Zealand, is giving a presentation at the CCRI Seminar Series today (Thursday, 2nd February).
Stroud District Council and the Countryside and Community Research Institute invite you to a conference aimed at building partnerships between local communities, flood groups, local authorities and land managers to deliver effective natural flood management at the local scale. It will describe the real partnerships established to enable Stroud District Council to deliver the Stroud Rural SuDs project in Gloucestershire, which is building Natural Flood Management in the catchment of the Stroud River Frome. This conference will be relevant to all those planning or working towards implementing natural flood management projects, particularly those working in local government, members of community
The CCRI is delighted to announce that in collaboration with Stroud District Council, the University of Gloucestershire will be hosting a major conference on Natural Flood Management in January 2017.
Recently a team of four from CCRI visited Estonia as part of the Horizon 2020 project ‘PEGASUS’. Senior Research Fellow Chris Short has written this blog post about their experiences in the capital city of Tallinn, and beyond.
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,.
A recent article in the Daily Telegraph highlighted the issue of visitor control during the peak Bluebell viewing season at a National Trust site in Hertfordshire. It noted that for the first time the Trust would be charging visitors coming to look at wild flowers. John Powell comments on managing a public good where high levels of ‘use’ will potentially cause damage.