Tag Archives: management

Erosion Control and river restoration success

I’ve done a fair bit of research on the streams of the New Forest national park and have seen first-hand a number of restoration projects as well as the results of many more that have been undertaken in the past … Continue reading

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A review of River Management MSc courses

This article was amended on 04th April to include courses at Leeds and Kings, as well as bursary information where this is readily provided by universities. If you want to forge a career as a professional in the water management … Continue reading

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The geomorphic effects of river dredging

Just what happens to a river when you dredge it? What’s the geomorphic response and is it what we want? Trev investigates Continue reading

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What to do with lost urban rivers beneath our feet

In his second post on The River Management blog, Adam Broadhead poses the question; what should we do with the lost urban rivers beneath our feet? Continue reading

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Why not spend Valentine’s Day by a river?

It’s Valentine’s Day! Show some love to your river! Continue reading

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Politik

Trev Bond delves into the potentially dangerous world of river management politics. Tread carefully. Continue reading

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Perceptions of naturalness in rivers

Loosely connected to my ongoing series of posts about river restoration I thought I would review a few scientific papers that I think are some of the most illuminating on the relationship between humans and rivers. The two key papers … Continue reading

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The geomorphic impact of sluice or weir removal

What happens to a river when you remove a weir or a sluice? Continue reading

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All rivers flow to the sea

Trev Bond feeds back following the Coastal Futures conference Continue reading

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Why Restore?

River restoration has become a standard part of a river manager’s repertoire as European, North American and Australasian land managers have increasingly moved away from a focus on efficient drainage of land and rivers and towards a more holistic view … Continue reading

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