Session B1: Applying Nature Based Solutions 

Presentations and discussion exploring how the concept of nature-based solutions is being applied in research and practice in the UK and internationally to tackle societal challenges.

Chair: Jonathan Porter, Countryscape  –  Valuing Nature Programme Coordination Team

Surveying views on Natural Flood Management:  implications for flood risk management & research  
Rosalind Bark, University of East Anglia

Valuing green infrastructure in London: the role of local government, business, developers & third sector / environmental communities in funding green space
Ian Mell, University of Manchester – Valuing Nature Placement Holder

Mainstreaming Green Infrastructure in the English Planning System: A policy perspective
Alister Scott, Northumbria University  –  NERC Green Infrastructure Knowledge Exchange Fellow

Valuation of urban Nature Based Solutions: application of benefit transfer method & lessons learnt
Marija Bockarjova, Utrecht University