North East and Yorkshire Freshwater Group - FBA and CIEEM joint meeting

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Astbury Room

School of Biology, Miall Building

University of Leeds

Leeds

LS2 9JT

United Kingdom

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This is an open and free afternoon discussion and seminar event for anyone with an interest in the field.

The aim of the group is to: increase awareness of the range of freshwater ecology work being undertaken in the region, provide opportunities for discussion among a spectrum of practitioners and act as an impetus for future knowledge exchange and collaboration between different parties. Talks include the following, and plenty of time will be allowed for discussion of related issues.

• Dr Stephanie Peay, CEcol MCIEEM, Associate Director, AECOM. Invasive Crayfish, what risks, what options?

• Lawrence Eagle, University of Leeds. The impact of signal crayfish on freshwater stream communities in the Yorkshire Dales

• Professor Jonathan Grey, Lancaster University and Professor in Practice with the Wild Trout Trust. Angels and demons, and killers too: invasive shrimp interactions

• Caitriona Shannon, Researcher in Biosecurity for Invasive Non-Native Species, University of Leeds. Slowing the spread of invasive non-native species: biosecurity best practice and stakeholder engagement

• Ailsa Henderson, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. The role of citizen science and community engagement in surveying and managing INNS

Dr Phil Metcalfe, Principle Consultant, Ecus Ltd, Site Condition Monitoring of Loch's in the Scottish Western Isles.

• Dr Melanie Fletcher, FBA. The Crassula Conundrum!

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Astbury Room

School of Biology, Miall Building

University of Leeds

Leeds

LS2 9JT

United Kingdom

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Organiser Ben Aston, Yorkshire Water

Organiser of North East and Yorkshire Freshwater Group - FBA and CIEEM joint meeting

The Freshwater Biological Association (FBA) is a thriving membership  association, independent scientific organisation and a registered  charity. Founded in 1929, it promotes freshwater science through  innovative research, maintained specialist scientific facilities, a  programme of scientific meetings, production of publications, and by  providing sound independent scientific opinion.

CIEEM is the leading professional membership body representing and supporting ecologists and environmental managers in the UK, Ireland and abroad. Its Vision is of a society which values the natural environment and recognises the contribution of professional ecologists and environmental managers to its conservation.


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