Unlocking the Severn for Shad – Conservation and research on the UK’s longest river
Join Unlocking the Severn at this virtual event to celebrate World Fish Migration Day. Find out more about our ambitious conservation project and gain an insight into the life of the twaite shad in the UK’s longest river, including details on our recent research findings.
There will be a series of short presentations at the times below. Between presentations there will be opportunities for questions and discussion, so please bring your questions or submit them in advance when you register below.
14:00- Introduction to Unlocking the Severn and an insight into our fish pass works– Rich Harrison, Programme Manager, Canal & River Trust
14:30- Shad monitoring overview on the River Severn – why and how we monitor– Charles Crundwell, Technical Specialist (Fisheries), Environment Agency
15:00- Tracking shad in the Severn and beyond– Pete Davies, PhD student, Bournemouth University
We look forward to seeing you there. The event will be hosted on Zoom. Please sign up using the form on our website.
This event is organised by ‘Unlocking the Severn’, a conservation and river engagement project funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and EU Life. Unlocking the Severn is a partnership project delivered by Canal and River Trust, Severn Rivers Trust, Environment Agency and Natural England.
Photo Credit: Jack Perks