Integrated Catchment Delivery Events 2017-18

Training RRC Community Engagement > Integrated Catchment Delivery Events 2017-18

FREE attendance! A programme of events for maximising opportunities, connecting catchments to coasts, sharing and embedding best practice that benefits people, profitable farming and land management, floods, the economy and the environment

Web links take you to case study information and outputs from the events. Contacts for bookings are provided. Main point of contact or 07795 333157

Purpose: Share evidence, good practice and embedding learning and; Building relationships between communities, institutes and partnerships across the UK. View briefing

What? We delivered 11 events in 2017/18 with over 600 people involved, on profitable farming and land management, flood risk and asset management and fish and wildlife passage. We visited 13 catchments in England, exchanging experiences and lessons learnt.

2017/18 Programme Outputs

Farming, land management and natural flood management events: bringing together people involved in farming, flooding, dry weather and the environment

Date Event Contact & Information Outputs
16th May 2018

Loddington Farm Lincolnshire and Northants Water Friendly Farming project


Anne Wheeler - Natural Flood Management: Working Together

25th January 2018

Wessex integrated delivery workshop Wessex Regional Flood and Coastal Committee event with the Environment Agency Completed 36 attended

22nd & 23rd November 2017

CIWEM Conference on integrated catchment delivery for people, farming, flooding and the environment

London Completed 138 attended

13th October

Stroud District Council Natural Flood Management Visit

Anne Wheeler Chair Severn and Wye Regional Flood and Coastal Committee, Chris Uttley Stroud District Council, and Severn Vale Catchment Partnership

Completed 37 attended

Photos - Blog - Video

29th June 2017

Upper Thames Payments for Ecosystem Services Pilot and rebuilding organic matter in soils

Upper Thames Catchment Partnership Jenny Phelps and Rob Richmond Farmer and Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust

Completed 47 attended
21st March 2017

Farming and water management: an evening of presentations, discussion and super with Richard Macdonald, Deputy Chair, Environment Agency

Institute of Agricultural Management Thames.
The Club, Mapledurham, Reading, RG4 7UD
Completed 27 attended


Connecting habitats - weir removal site visits

Date Event Contact & Information Outputs
29th May 2018 Salmon to Sheffield evening discussion

Institute of Fisheries Management

Yorkshire Rivers Recovery and Renewal invite

Martin Slater presentation

21st March 2018

Institute of Fisheries Management workshop connecting rivers, people and partnerships

Loughborough University

Invite and programme

Photos - RRC blog

Dom Martyn - Welcome

Martyn Lucas - Improving ecological connectivity

Richard Harrison - Unlocking the Severn

Clare Rodgers - Restoring fish passage upland

Jon Bolland - Appraising and evaluating fish passes

Dom Martyn - Arborfield weirs

Kye Jeromm - Wissey Siphon Fish pass

Steve Lawrie - Trent Gateway Project

10th November 2017

Discussing the integrated catchment delivery programme, stories so far and feeding in ideas for future

London Freshwater Group, London, Natural History Museum Completed 63 attended

London Freshwater Group: what, why, your ideas?

15th & 16th September 2017

Thames catchment bypasses and channels site visits: cost effective solutions for multiple benefits including flood management, hydropower and improving ecology

Institute of Fisheries Management and Chartered Institution for Water and Environment Management

Completed 53 attended

Loddon Arborfield

Banbury flood alleviation scheme

Invite RRC Blog


Estuaries and coasts

Date Event Contact & Information Outputs

6th March 2018

National workshop bringing catchment and coastal partnerships together CIWEM

Completed 60 attended

Photos Final meeting pack

Toni Scarr - Catchment and coastal partnership

Sean Ashworth - Sussex Marine and Coastal Forum

Ed Maltby - Wholescape Thinking

Louisa Blundel - Lune Catchment Partnerships

Simon Bennett - Wyre Estuary Group

Hannah Williamson - FCRM Integration on the coast

Carolyn Francis - Solent Forum

Final report