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Advance notice of power outage

There is a planned power outage at our Windermere site on Thursday 1 November between the hours of 10.30am and 11.30 am. During this time, we will have no phone service or email and it is likely some of our web services will be affected. We expect to return to normal service by 12 noon. Apologies for the inconvenience.

AGM Reminder

The Annual General Meeting of the Freshwater Biological Association will be held on Wednesday 17 October at 12:30hrs, at The Ferry Landing, Far Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0LP. Members are invited to attend and the business of the meeting will include the receipt and adoption of the Annual Report and Accounts. The Annual Report and accounts are published here.

A scientific meeting focusing on freshwaters and conservation will be held prior to the AGM on Wednesday 17 October, starting at 10:00 hrs. The agenda for the morning can be found here.

We would be delighted to welcome members and others to this meeting. Please let know if you plan to attend, in order that we can provide sufficient refreshments. We look forward to seeing many of you on 17th October.

Jobs & Notices

Mussel Reintroductions Research Officer

£32,500 - £35,000pa

Fantastic opportunity to join the Pearl Mussel team at their unique Ark facility on the shore of Windermere at Mitchell Wyke.
The FBA is seeking a Mussel Reintroductions Research Officer to carry out the vital work of developing and delivering a programme of research into improving encystment technique, reintroduction technique for a variety of age / size juvenile mussels, captive-reared at the FBA and monitoring their survival.

For more information on the Ark please click here 
For more information on the Restoring Freshwater Mussel Rivers in England please click here
For more information on the opportunity and application process please click here 

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