In many catchments, there are often specialist groups with very particular and focused interests in the freshwater environment who can be very valuable contributors to the development of a catchment plan.

Tamar Citizen Science Investigations (CSI) has aimed to encourage local interest groups, residents and communities to engage with their local river catchment and become actively involved in its environmental protection.

In some of the WaterLIFE Demonstration Catchments, the project provided additional technical support to help build capacity and expertise and realise the following benefits to collaborative working;

In summer 2015, Westcountry Rivers Trust (WRT), as part of WaterLIFE, hit the road on a summer tour to explore current feeling about what communities

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) provides public access to information held by public authorities – like the Environment Agency,

Poor riparian habitats are one of the limiting factors for many fish and invertebrate species in the Severn Uplands Management Catchment,


The Catchment-Based Approach website is designed to showcase the work of catchment partnerships aross England and Wales and to encourage the sharing and adoption of best practice in stakeholder-led catchment managment planning, delivery and evaluation.
Email: info@catchmentbasedapproach.org


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