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Book now for our next training course: 'Identifying macroalgae'

The FBA are running a two day training course on 'Identifying macroalgae' on Thursday 15th - Friday 16th May 2014 at the FBA, Windermere. A small number of places are still available on the course. To find out more details and to book a place, please go to www.fba.org.uk/fba-training-courses or contact us at events@fba.org.uk.

Book now for our next training course: 'Identifying larval dragonflies and damselflies'

The FBA are running a two day training course on 'Identifying larval dragonflies and damselflies' on Tuesday 13th - Wednedsday 14th May 2014 at the FBA, Windermere. Places are still available on the course. To find out more details and to book a place, please go to www.fba.org.uk/fba-training-courses or contact us at events@fba.org.uk.

BES Aquatic Group Meeting in July

 The BES Aquatic Group have a meeting in July, read more about it here:

http://www.britishecologicalsociety.org/getting-involved/special-interest-groups/aquatic-ecology/

Latest issue of FBA News is out now!

The latest issue of FBA News (Spring 2014, No. 62) has now been published and, if you are a Member, should be arriving on your doormat in the next few days, or via email as a PDF today. If you have not signed up for a print copy, you will automatically receive a PDF version via email - if you do not receive it, please let us know at info@fba.org.uk. Please also notify us at info@fba.org.uk if you change your email address, so we can update our records accordingly.

If you would like to receive this membership benefit, why not join the FBA? Please visit www.fba.org.uk/membership for further details.

Collections Manager Vacancy

An opportunity to manage the FBA's collections, 12-month fixed-term appointment with potential for renewal. Full details here.

Freshwater Reviews Volume 6 Issue 2 is now available online

Freshwater Reviews Volume 6 Issue 2 is now available online.

FREE talk on Bluegreen Algae

As part of the FBA Oral History Project “Clear Waters” the FBA are holding a number of talks. The next one will  be 'Bluegreen Algae' by Dr Allan Pentecost at the FBA in Windermere on Wednesday 5 February at 6pm. Download flyer
The talk is free but booking is required.

Latest issue of FBA News is out now!

The latest issue of FBA News (Autumn/Winter 2013/14, No. 61) has now been published and, if you are a Member, should be arriving on your doormat in the next few days, or via email as a PDF today. If you have not signed up for a print copy, you will automatically receive a PDF version via email - if you do not receive it, please let us know at info@fba.org.uk. Please also notify us at info@fba.org.uk if you change your email address, so we can update our records accordingly.

If you would like to receive this membership benefit, why not join the FBA? Please visit www.fba.org.uk/membership for further details.

FBA's 2014 Course Programme is now available

The FBA's 2014 Course Programme is now available. For more information and to book a place, please contact us at events@fba.org.uk or ring 015394 42468. For a full course programme and downloadable booking form, please visit www.fba.org.uk/fba-training-courses.

Small research grant - Gilson Le Cren Memorial Award 2014

A reminder to FBA members that those wishing to apply for the Gilson Le Cren Memorial Award 2014 should submit their application between 15 October and 15 November 2013. The Gilson Le Cren Award is an annual grant (up to £4000) given by the FBA to support scientific research into freshwater biology. For further details, go to: www.fba.org.uk/gilson-le-cren-memorial-award.

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