After the floods - restoring riverbanks in Cumbria

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2015 Case study 2
After the floods - restoring riverbanks in Cumbria

Flooding can have a devastating effect on riverbanks, find out how we are working in partnership to help landowners restore riverbanks through tree planting...

Following devastating floods in the north west of England, the Woodland Trust has been working in partnership with landowners in the River Derwent catchment to help them plant trees on their land. These woodland creation projects will help stabilise banks, slow flood water and reduce the likelihood and impact of floods in the future.