IT is amazing when you look at all the conservation pressure groups in the
There are some that wish to conserve the angling potential and some organisations such as the Environment Agency and English Nature have responsibility for conservation issues affecting fish but where is the Fish Conservation Organisation. Are fish really not charismatic mega fauna attracting interest for their own sake?
The talks will cover individual fish species such as the crucian carp, the dace and the eel by leading experts in the field. These talks will outline the problems being faced by these species, some of the activities that are helping them and what the future holds. There will also be a talk on the new publication “The Database and Atlas of British freshwater Fish” which will be an invaluable guide to the current distribution of the freshwater fish species currently recorded in the
For fisheries managers the morning will also be a chance to hear about the new Codes of Practice for Stillwater Fisheries Management, which have been developed by the IFM. Ash Girdler from the IFM will be there to present the codes and to take questions from anyone interested.
The Seminar is to take place on
Cost will be £15.00 including buffet lunch and coffee.
For further information and to book places please contact Valerie Holt,