The 100th Scottish Freshwater Group meeting will comprise a special two-day event on 19th and 20th April 2018 to celebrate its 50th year – we have sought offers of talks and posters to develop the programme, with proceedings to be published in the journal Aquatic Conservation. NB: the deadline for abstracts has now passed.

River in ScotlandWe have encouraged presentations that might reflect on the period over which the SFG has been in existence (e.g. long-time series data, reviews of a particular topic and/or a look forward to the horizon) to help tell a story of past, present and future for freshwater science, policy and practice, drawing on four key themes (each with a designated lead):

  • Defining, classifying & assessing freshwaters – Laurence Carvalho
  • Pressures on the freshwater resource – Nigel Willby
  • The use & value of freshwaters – Chris Spray
  • Freshwater conservation & management – Colin Bean


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Event Date: 

Thursday, 19 April, 2018 - 09:45 to Friday, 20 April, 2018 - 09:45



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