Links

This is just a starting point for websites in the UK and abroad, we also have specific sections for restoration initiatives and sites that are dedicated to WFD. If you know of a web page that is not on this list but would be of interest to practitioners of river restoration and enhancement please contact the RRC

 

UK organisations and information

  • The Borders Forest Trust, Ettrick Floodplain Habitat Enhancement Project - Visit
  • British Society for Geomorphology - Visit
  • Centre for River EcoSystem Science - Visit
  • Environment Agency - What's in your backyard - Visit
  • The Floodplain Meadows Partnership - Visit
  • Healthy Waterways Trust - Visit
  • JNCC River Macrophytes Database - Visit
  • Natural Capital Committee - Visit
  • Natural England - Visit
  • Norfolk Rivers Trust - Visit
  • The Rivers Trust - Visit
  • Scottish Natural Heritage - Visit
  • Trent Rivers Trust - Visit
  • The Wandle Trust - resources - Visit
  • Westcountry Rivers Trust - Visit
  • The Wild Trout Trust - Visit
  • The Wildlife Trusts Living Landscape Schemes - Visit

 

UK river restoration initiatives and projects 

  • Beane and Mimram Rivers Partnership - Visit
  • Better Thames Network - Visit
  • Blue-Green Cities Research Project - Visit
  • Catchment Based Approach - Visit
  • Catchment Change Management Hub - Visit
  • The Catchment Restoration Fund - Visit
  • Essex Rivers Hub - Visit
  • Farming and Water Scotland - Visit
  • Healthy Catchments - managing water for flood risk & the Water Framework Directive - Visit
  • London Rivers Action Plan (LRAP) guide - Visit
  • Manual of River Restoration Techniques - References pooled for update (2013) - Visit
  • Mersey Basin Campaign - Visit
  • National Demonstration Test Catchments Network - Visit
  • North Somerset Levels & Moors Project - Visit
  • River Habitat Survey map of RHS sites in Britain and resources - Visit
  • The River Management Blog - Visit
  • Stort River Partnership - Visit
  • STREAM - Demonstrating Strategic Restoration And Management - Visit
  • Trees on the River UCK (TRUCK) project - Visit
  • Wise Use of Floodplains - EU LIFE Environment Project - Visit

 

River restoration abroad

  • Asian River Restoration Network - Visit
  • American Rivers - Visit
  • Australian River Restoration Centre - Visit
  • CAISIE EU LIFE+ Project - Control of Aquatic Invasive Species in Ireland - Visit
  • Daylighting.org.uk - Deculverting projects from around the world - Visit
  • European Centre for River Restoration - Visit
  • FLOBAR2 (Floodplain Biodiversity and Restoration) - Visit
  • The Great Rivers Partnership - Visit
  • Green and Blue Space Adaptation for Urban Areas and Eco Towns (GRaBS) project - Visit
  • Iberian River Restoration Centre - Visit
  • Italian River Restoration Centre - Visit
  • IWA WaterWiki - Online information resource and community website for water professionals - Visit
  • Japan River Restoration Network - Visit
  • LIFE Programme (European Commission) - Visit
  • Mulkear EU LIFE+ Project - Lower Shannon Special Area of Conservation - Visit
  • REFORM - Restoring rivers for effective catchment Management - Visit
  • RESTORE - Rivers: Engaging Supporting Transferring knowledge for Restoration in Europe - Visit
  • Taiwan River Restoration Network - Visit
  • U.S. Geological Survey - Visit
  • USA Centre for Watershed Protection - Visit
  • USA Environment Protection Agency- River Corridor and Wetland Restoration - Visit
  • USA EPA - Watershed Academy Web Online Training in Watershed Management - Visit
  • Vindel River LIFE project Sweden - Visit
  • Wetlands International - Visit
  • WWF - The World's Rivers - Visit

 

Water Framework Directive

  • DEFRA: Statutory guidance on the implementation of the WFD in England and Wales - Visit
  • Department of the Environment (NI) - Visit
  • The Environment Agency - Visit
  • European Commission - Visit
  • Scottish Natural Heritage - Visit
  • UKTAG (United Kingdom Technical Advisory Group) - Visit