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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

Join Us at the 2020 AGM

Posted on 10/15/2020
Details on the 2020 Annual General Meeting of the FBA

SEFS12 is Going Virtual

Posted on 10/14/2020
The 12th Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences will be held online

Training Courses Postponed for 2020

Posted on 10/8/2020
Training Courses Update

World Climate Statement

Posted on 9/14/2020
World Climate Statement, the need to take action based on scientific evidence

Riverfly Volunteers Needed for WaterBlitz!

Posted on 9/1/2020
10th Annual Thames WaterBlitz wish to collate invertebrate data with water chemistry data

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