Tag Archives: Water

Trees and flooding

Recent flooding has highlighted the importance of land use in either contributing to or mitigating flood risk. In particular the suggestion that trees might play an important role in helping reduce flood risk. Reports from the Woodland Trust on water … Continue reading

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Wood Wise: trees and woodland in water management

The latest issue of Wood Wise looks at the opportunities trees and woodland offer for water management. Case studies focus on a number of projects and cover issues such as flooding, pollution of watercourses, soil erosion and the health of … Continue reading

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