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"As the archetypal amateur entomologist the FBA have been key to my quest for knowledge on this lifelong journey. An organisation of dedicated enthusiastic professional experts who are always willing to help in all aspects of freshwater ecology. In my own humble opinion one of the UK`s best kept secrets" - Stuart M Crofts

Latest News

Institute of Fisheries Management - Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Opportunity

Posted on 12/1/2021
A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for the right person to lead the Institute of Fisheries Management and take the organisation on to the next level.

We must act now if we are to save our 'great lake', Windermere

Posted on 11/17/2021
Urgent call for a collaborative approach to Windermere's deteriorating water quality.

COP26: FBA Statement on Climate Change in Freshwaters

Posted on 10/27/2021
FBA Statement on Climate Change

Join us at the 91st AGM

Posted on 10/15/2021
The 91st Annual General Meeting of the FBA will take place on 26th October 2021

A Partnership with Yorkshire Water and the North York Moors National Park Authority

Posted on 8/5/2021
FBA Partners with Yorkshire Water and the North York Moors National Park Authority

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The current webinar series aims to explore the biographies of our appointed Fellows and provide us with a valuable insight into their careers within freshwater science.