A number of research projects have now been able to demonstrate that an empowered catchment area partnership comprised of diverse stakeholders and technical specialists from in and around a catchment, can be responsible for coordinating the planning, funding and delivery of good ecological health for that river and its catchment. They have also shown us that an integrated stakeholder-driven assessment of a catchment will we be enable us to develop a comprehensive understanding of the challenges we face and, following this, to develop a strategic, targeted, balanced and therefore cost-effective catchment management intervention plan.
An on-line campaign helping people engage with River Basin Management
Arts and Humanities Research Council Connected-Communities Project
A social enterprise building connections between the communities along rivers
Explores better ways to engage with people to improve the environment
Safeguarding the future of the Eden’s rivers and lakes.
Love Your River Coventry is a pilot project that addresses urban diffuse pollution.
An app designed to gather feedback as people photograph the landscape.
Improving the health of East London's River Lea
Working together with local stakeholders for a healthier river Wear
Thames River Watch is a citizen science project which aims to improve our understanding of the health of the tidal Thames.
Each community can be inspired and enabled to look after its own catchment.
The River Wiki consolidates river restoration case studies from all over Europe.
To build capacity and resilience within the CaBA family.
A practical guidance document designed to help deliver informal engagement events
Ketso offers a structured way to run a workshop.
A fantastic, interactive method of getting children excited about nature.
A simple project where yellow fish are painted next to drains.
Guide to Social Media.
Harnessing the sciences to help and promote sustainable rural development.
Volunteer scheme to spot & report pollution.
Guide to Stakeholder Analysis.
Guide to engaging parish councils and local community groups.
Community partnership to ensure long term solutions for the River Keer in Lancashire
A 7 step guide to developing a Natural Flood Management Scheme.
Reconnecting people with their river