Upper Great Ouse Natural Flood Management
The River Thame Conservation Trust is working with landowners and land managers to help reduce the flood risk in Buckingham and provide wider environmental benefits too. They have funding available to deliver NFM schemes in the area shown on the map during 2021!
Natural Flood Management (NFM) is a recognised technique and is integrated into the DEFRA agencies delivery of environmental stewardship grants e.g. Natural England Countryside Stewardship and Forestry Commission English Woodland Grant Scheme.
The new Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMs) is also likely to include payments for holding water on land.
RTCT are offering the design and delivery of NFM features for free. You choose which environmental grant scheme would be best for you and your new NFM features!
Visit the RTCT website for more information and how to get involved