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___________________________________________  2014 ____________________________________________

Identifying, Planning and Undertaking River Restoration Projects

23rd - 24th September 2014

River Esk Area

Flier & Presentations

This two day practical workshop helped participants assess suitable locations for river restoration projects. Advice on planning and undertaking projects was given. Technical information needed to ensure that a project is appropriate for its setting and is sustainable was explained. Funding sources were also identified. 

 

___________________________________________  2013 ____________________________________________

Working with Rivers    

1st - 2nd September 2013

Dunkeld

Flier & Presentations

Rivers are a significant feature of Scotland’s natural heritage but are subjected to a multitude of pressures. These have altered the natural functioning of many rivers and the habitats and species they support. This workshop explored how rivers function, how this natural functioning has been altered, and how it can be sympathetically restored and the benefits of doing so.

 

___________________________________________  2007 ____________________________________________

Working with Rivers    

18th - 19th September 2007

Dunkeld

Outline & Presentations

One day events to introduce the concept of river restoration, explain its significance to the work of SNH and SEPA staff, provide examples of its application and to instil understanding of opportunities for the restoration and enhancement of Scottish watercourses.

 

 

___________________________________________  2005 ____________________________________________

River Restoration Training Workshops    

16th, 22nd & 24th November 2005

Inverness, Clydebank & Perth

Outline & Presentations

One day events to introduce the concept of river restoration, explain its significance to the work of SNH and SEPA staff, provide examples of its application and to instil understanding of opportunities for the restoration and enhancement of Scottish watercourses.

 

 

___________________________________________  2002 ____________________________________________

Working With Rivers    

2nd October 2002

Banchory

Outline & Presentations

Through case study presentations, discussion and a site visit to Leys Estate, Banchory, the workshop helped individuals understand the active processes that operate within rivers and influence habitat provision.