Getting the right kind of growth in the right places is one of the main ways of achieving climate resilient places. Effective spatial planning is an essential tool for making land use choices that help to achieve greater flood and …
Read about how Environment Agency Officers have been involved in the recently launched ‘International guide on using Natural and Nature Based Features’. This guide is for river and coastal managers worldwide – to inspire them, showcasing nature-based approaches to flood and coastal management.
On today’s blog Terry takes you through a day in the life of a lock keeper on the River Medway, the ups and downs of the job and the rise in littering over the past year.
Our Senior Ecologist in Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire describes how we look at animals and plants in rivers and lakes to try to fix the problems they face.
Water Quality Technical Specialist, Neil Dunlop, gives us a personal view of the River Thames and the multi-billion pound programme of work to improve water quality
The New Forest is one of the most visited National Parks in England. With over 6000 camping pitch spaces per day, it is certainly a popular staycation offering an opportunity not only for people to reconnect with their families and …
Floods and coastal risk management officer, Simon Ross, explains how he increased the bee population by 60,000 near the Lakenheath cut-off channel.
Field Officer Ruth talks about our work sampling bathing water.
Research Scientist Kerry talks about our use of DNA technology to understand what’s in the water.
A look into the LOVEmyBEACH project.
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