21 May 2016
The World Fish Migration Day (WFMD) is a one day global-local event to create awareness on the importance of open rivers and migratory fish. See what events are going on in your area!
World Fish Migration Day 2016 host a variety of events.
You can get an impression of some of the participating projects below.
View the video celebration of World Fish Migration Day from The Freshwater Ecology & Conservation Lab at the University of Washington and the Society for Conservation Biology's Freshwater Working Group.
There is a great variation of events: education, active, indoors, outdoors, for both children and adults!
Would you like to be updated about all the WFMD events around the world and news on fish migration?
Migratory fish all over the world depend on free flowing rivers. Today, river barriers like dams, sluices and many other obstacles threaten many fish species' survival. Free flowing rivers, that allow fish to travel upriver, increase fish populations in the river and assure healthy river life.