£12

Riverfly Conference 2020

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Natural History Museum

Cromwell Road

London

SW7 5BD

United Kingdom

View Map

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Event description

Description

5th National Riverfly Partnership Conference
The pressures on our rivers and how we can detect and mitigate them
Flett Theatre, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD
20 March 2020

Please enter the Natural History Museum via the Exhibition Road entrance (NOT the main entrance on Cromwell Road).

Nearest Underground station is South Kensington (Piccadilly, District, Circle lines)

The conference will bring together organisations and individuals participating in the Riverfly Partnership and the Anglers’ Riverfly Monitoring Initiative (ARMI). The morning will focus on new developments in ARMI. In the afternoon the theme will be pressures on rivers and ways to mitigate them.


10:15 Registration and refreshments (tea/coffee/water). Foyer Flett Theatre


MORNING SESSION
10:55 Welcome and Introductions Steve Brooks, Chair of Riverfly Partnership
New developments in ARMI Chair Steve Brooks
11:00 Dr Pete Fox (Director Water, Land and Biodiversity, Environment Agency) Title of talk tba
11:20 John Davy-Bowker (Freshwater Biological Association), Angus Menzies (Dorset Wildlife Trust) and Richard Chadd (EA) Launch of the riverfly extended scheme
11:50 Nicola Edgar (EA) & Jess Andrews (EA) Urban riverfly monitoring scheme
12:10 Dr Bill Brierley (CEO, Freshwater Biological Association) The updated ARMI database and website
12:30 Ben Fitch (Project Manager, ARMI) Using ARMI to monitor impacts of drought

12:45-14:00 LUNCH AND POSTER SESSION

Lunch will not be provided although tea/coffee/water will be available. Please bring your own packed lunch or use the many facilities available in the Natural History Museum or closeby in South Kensington


AFTERNOON SESSION
Chair tbc
14:00 Paul Sams (Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust) River health and mental wellbeing. A case study of mental health inpatients who monitored on Ryhope Dene
14:20 Lauren Mattingly & Nick Everall (Salmon and Trout Conservation UK) Smart Rivers
14:40 Prof Richard Brazier (Exeter University) Ecohydrological impacts of reintroducing the Eurasian Beaver
15:00 Prof Steve Ormerod (Water Research Institute, Cardiff University) Microplastics in rivers
15:20 Craig Macadam (Conservation Director, Buglife) Impacts of neonicotinoids on riverflies
15:40 Theo Pike/Paul Gaskell (Wild Trout Trust) Urban river toolkit tbc
16:00 CLOSE

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Natural History Museum

Cromwell Road

London

SW7 5BD

United Kingdom

View Map

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Save This Event

Event Saved