Urban Pioneer Natural Capital Accounts
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This is about how we can have a better natural environment for people and wildlife, ensuring it is accessible for everyone to connect with and benefit from.

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Natural Course: 2018 review of water governance in GM
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Funded by Natural Course, an EU LIFE integrated Project, this report provides the results of a small scale pilot that aimed to understand Greater Manchester’s (GM) water governance and propose options for greater integration, particularly across the areas of water quality and water quantity.

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NFM Modelling Study
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The Rivers Trust is using modelling to quantify the potential impact of NFM on peak flows in four of the Defra Pioneer catchments, by working with JBA and Lancaster University.

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Natural Flood Management Technical Report
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This study has investigated Natural Flood Management (NFM) in a tiered approach across the Eden, Kent and Derwent catchments in Cumbria, to help prioritise where different NFM measures are likely to be more effective.

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River Irwell Evidence and Measures Study
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Download our River Irwell Evidence and Measures Study PDF.

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Manchester’s Great Outdoors – a Green & Blue Infrastructure Strategy
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This is the vision being developed as part of the Manchester Strategy, setting out how the city will continue to evolve and grow over the next 10 years, 2015 to 2025.

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Green Infrastructure for Water Mapping Project
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This report looks at the role which
green infrastructure can play in addressing social, economic and environmental challenges.

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Irwell Catchment Management Natural Capital Account – Executive Summary
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This report identifies the natural capital value of the Irwell Management Catchment’s (IMC) waterbodies, and the opportunities for investment in ecosystem services (ESS) provided by the IMC’s waterbodies.

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Natural Capital project – Non technical summary
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Download our Natural Capital Project Non Technical Summary.

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Natural Capital project – Final report
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This study builds on the work previously delivered through Natural Course including the Irwell Management Catchment Natural Capital Account and Ecosystem Services Opportunity Mapping Tool.

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Greater Manchester Natural Capital Group Annual Conference 2020: Delivering a Greener Greater Manchester
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The Natural Capital Group annual conference brings together leading practitioners from across the public, private and third sectors to celebrate successes, find out about new projects being delivered and key activities planned for the next 12 months.

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Natural Course Mid-Project Lay Report
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Natural Course is the UK’s first EU funded LIFE Integrated Project.
We are bringing together stakeholders to improve and protect water quality across the North West River Basin District.

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