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New guide to freshwater invertebrates published

The latest in the FBA's series of identification keys, Guide to Freshwater Invertebrates (FBA Scientific Publication No. 68), has now been published. Covering the common freshwater invertebrates occurring in Britain and Ireland, it is available in hardback, priced £33 (or £24.75 for FBA members) plus postage.  For further details, visit (this page also summarising the differences between this guide and Scientific Publication No. 67) or look at our online shop (

The History and Future of British Rivers and Waterways - London: 21 February 2013

There have already been many bookings for this important one-day meeting to be hosted by the Linnean Society of London. In order to secure your place, ensure you register soon. For more details and a registration form, go to the Linnean Society's website.

Small research grant - Gilson Award 2013

A reminder to FBA members that those wishing to apply for the Hugh Cary Gilson Memorial Award 2013 should submit their application between 15 October and 15 November 2012.  The Gilson Award is an annual grant (up to £4000) given by the FBA to support scientific research into freshwater biology.  For further details, go to:

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