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The project, called ‘Clear Waters - an oral history of people's understanding of change in the Lake District’, will explore the living history of the lakes of Cumbria and the changes they have gone through over the past 50/60 years. The project will start in April 2013. More information

Revised invasive shrimp guide now available

An updated version of the guide to invasive freshwater shrimps and isopods is now available, including new aids to identifying the demon shrimp Dikerogammarus haemobaphes. It is free to download from:

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 (

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