Engaging communities in the sustainable management of river environments

Hafferty, Caitlin ORCID: 0000-0002-4512-1338 (2019) Engaging communities in the sustainable management of river environments. Salmo Trutta. pp. 74-77.

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Abstract

Last year, I carried out a small-scale study for my Masters dissertation in the School of Geography and Planning at Cardiff University, which was intended to inform my current PhD research at the Countryside and Community Research Institute. Coming from a background in human geography and the social sciences, this study was ultimately designed to effectively capture and represent the complex relationships between humans and the natural environment. The central aim of this project was to investigate how an increased understanding of people’s engagement with managing and protecting their local river might contribute to more informed decision-making regarding public engagement in environmental management. This article provides a brief overview of this dissertation project, focusing on the methods used to collect key information and the presentation of the main findings of the study.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Newspaper Article
Additional Information: Deposited on this repository with the permission of the publisher
Uncontrolled Keywords: river management, public participation, environmental decision making, community-led, public engagement, environmental management
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GB Physical geography
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human geography. Human ecology. Anthropogeography
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture > SB481 Parks and public reservations
S Agriculture > SH Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > Countryside and Community Research Institute
Research Priority Areas: Environmental Dynamics & Governance
Depositing User: Imogen Young
Date Deposited: 15 May 2019 15:32
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2019 10:13
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/6846

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