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Catchment-based case studies

2013 Demonstration Test Catchment Conference and Seminar

A two day conference and seminar on 21 and 22 January 2013 held at Mary Sumner House, London provided policymakers, delivery agencies and land and water and catchment managers with an opportunity to learn about the latest research and to discuss the findings from the three Demonstration Test Catchments. Conference proceedings, including the programme, abstract and presentations are available to download here…

Full Programme


Day 1 Presentations     The first two years

Setting the Scene

Check: “What’s the Problem” – understanding the situation 

Plan: The Measures – which ones, where and how much? 

Do: Overcoming the barriers of acceptance and take-up 

 Review: Do measures work? – evaluating and transferring results 

 Day 2    The next two years


A review of the literature: effective stakeholder engagement in catchment management

Keith Marshall’s review focuses on catchment and watershed management and  includes key papers relating to natural resource management (NRM) more generally, where issues of scale, stakeholders, resources and issues are comparable to those of catchments.  ‘Critical review of international literature relating to integrated and adaptive natural resource management, with particular reference to effective stakeholder engagement in catchment management’