FREE FOLD workshop: Flood Resilience

10/07/2018 - 10/07/2018

High Borrowdale

Non-residential starting from £0.00

About

Workshop content:

Post Storm Desmond, there has been a heightened focus on flood resilience, catchment management and natural flood management. Using FLD’s High Borrowdale as an example, we will explore :

  • How can we make communities and landscape more resilient to floods?
  • How can catchment management help?
  • What is the role for natural flood management techniques v hard engineering?
  • What is the science behind a lot of the new techniques?
  • What is currently happening in Cumbria?
  • What compromises to the landscape may we have to make?

Activity grade: Moderate

Meeting point: A6 layby on the road from Kendal to Shap, just south of Hucks Brow (before the big dip and rise up to Shap summit) GR 552 038

Time: 10am – 2:30pm

Workshop trainers:

Dr Lois Mansfield, Principal Lecturer, Centre for National Parks & Protected Areas, Department of Science, Natural Resources & Outdoor Studies, Lake District Campus, University of Cumbria

Jan Darrall – Friends of the Lake District Policy Officer

Where And When

Start
10/07/2018 10:00
End
10/07/2018 14:30
Maximum Bookings
12
Bookings
2
Venue
High Borrowdale
Town
High Borrowdale
County
Cumbria
Postcode
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Country
United Kingdom
Latitude
54.31000
Longitude
-3.01000

CPD Points

CPD Points
0.50

Contact

Provider
Mountain Training Association
Telephone
07851 721711
Website
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