Creating a better place

Planning for a climate resilient future - Flood & Coast Conference 2019

Climate change is the biggest challenge we face as a nation. We can already see the impact of a changing climate with increased flooding over the past decade and summer heatwaves. In all climate futures, we’ll experience a continued rise …

A united front against Floating Pennywort: a new way to tackle an invasive species in the Colne Valley

Close up of the Floating Pennywort plant on someone's hand

If a quick internet search for Floating Pennywort tells you anything, it’s that this fast-growing non-native species is of increasing concern in the UK. Introduced in the 1980s as an ornamental aquatic plant, Floating Pennywort’s pretty appearance belies its aggressively …