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July 8, 2020

Natural England have just updated their Climate Change Adaptation Manual

One of Natural England’s management aims for saltmarsh is:-

Manage recreational pressure to minimise erosion and damage to saltmarsh vegetation. Consider using sediment re-charge to reduce the rate...

November 29, 2019

The House of Commons committee for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has recently produced an interim report regarding 'Coastal flooding and erosion, and the adaptation to climate change' (click text to view whole report)

ECO is listed as one of the parties submitting...

September 24, 2019

NFU Deputy President Stuart Roberts recently visited some of the work sites around the Blackwater coast that have seen ECO involvement. A variety of maintenance issues were looked at, some smaller quick-fix repair areas where ECO have organised partnership working betw...

May 2, 2019

Priti Patel and local Councillor Elaine Bamford inspect a small scale galvanised steel sheet piling replacement with the landowner and his appointed contractor.  Maldon District Council supports working in partnership to achieve flood defence goals for the community....

March 30, 2019

Slipped in under the Brexit radar a Bill to create Rivers Authorities with local tax-raising powers progresses through Parliament. The new Rivers Authorities and Land Drainage Bill which will enable the creation of regional Rivers Authorities with local tax-raising pow...

February 23, 2017

A very valuable meeting today with Darren Braine, one of Natural England's senior advisors, regarding maintenance and legal responsibilities on the proposed England Coast Path (also referred to as the Coastal Trail).

We took Mr. Braine to a variety of sites along the Es...

February 10, 2017

Rising sea levels have been highly topical for many years now, but exactly how are they worked out?

And more to the point, what is the initial reference?

Well, thanks mainly to variations in water temperature and salinity, sea level differs around the world... so it turn...

February 7, 2017

If like most farmers, you do a variety of unpaid environmentally beneficial work on your farm, then CFE (Campaign for the Farmed Environment) are conducting a survey to try and substantiate just how much free work farmers do.

Please follow the link;      http:...

January 23, 2017

Scientists at the NOC and the University of Southampton have found that the majority of instances of coastal flooding around the United Kingdom in the last 100 years have been due to moderate storm events combined with high spring tides, rather than extreme storms.


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Slipped in under the Brexit radar a Bill to create Rivers Authorities with local tax-raising powers progresses through Parliament. The new Rivers Auth...

Creating River Authorities

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