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Sample and identify freshwater invertebrates on our FBA course

Freshwater Invertebrate Sampling

Book your place now on the FBA's next training course: 'Sampling and identifying freshwater invertebrates' taking place from Tuesday 15 - Wednesday 16 March 2016 at our Windermere site near Ambleside, Cumbria. Participants will learn how to collect and identify aquatic invertebrates from running water habitats, and take part in sampling, bankside sorting in the field and lab-based identification.

Mapping Fisheries workshop, 1-2 March, Edinburgh

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Scottish Fisheries Coordination Centre (SFCC) and Institute of Fisheries Management (IFM) are running a joint mapping environmental management workshop from 1-2 March 2016 to share new mapping approaches and their application to fisheries management. The aim is also to share recent advances in data availability and showcase the online mapping technology available to fisheries/rivers Trusts through their existing non-profit programme subscriptions.

PhD studentship in aquatic ecology at Lancaster University

Lancaster Uni Food Web PhD

The Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, is offering a PhD studentship funded for up to 3.5 years in aquatic ecology:

Using isotope-derived metrics of food web architecture to test the success of habitat restorations.

Further details on the award can be found here. Supervisors: Prof Jonathan Grey (Lancaster University & The Wild Trout Trust) and Mr Jack Spees (Ribble Rivers Trust). Closing date for applications is 14th February 2016.


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