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The Riverfly Partnership

The Riverfly Partnership is a dynamic network of organisations, representing anglers, conservationists, entomologists, scientists, water course managers and relevant authorities, working together to: - protect the water quality of our rivers; - further the understanding of riverfly populations; - and actively conserve riverfly habitats. The Riverfly Partnership is hosted by the Freshwater Biological Association.

Last Training Events of the Season

 

The last few training events of the season are coming up. 

Training is a must if you would like to become an ARMI monitor. The one day workshops include a practical, cover the theory, and go through everything you need to get started. 

For more information please see the 'Diary of Events' page linked Here.

 

Volunteers Help To Monitor Rare Chalk Streams

 Experts from the Environment Agency recently delivered a training session on behalf of the Riverfly Partnership to monitors on the Great Eau, a rare chalk stream in Lincolnshire. 

Chalk streams are almost exclusively found in England. They feature aquifers that give rise to clean and clear water. Their unique geology and conditions support a vast array of wildlife. 

The Lincolnshire chalk streams project now has an incredible 42 volunteers surveying at 34 key sites in and around the Lincolnshire Wolds AONB. 

The work achieved by volunteers has proved invaluable for reporting non-native species and for monitoring recovery following pollution events in the area. 

It's absolutely fantastic that so many volunteers are willing to dedicate their time to monitoring the chalk streams, and to learn how to survey riverflies- a vital part of the delicate chalk stream ecosystem.

-Will Bartle, monitoring officer, Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project 

For more details, including how to get involved in next seasons training event, please click here. 

New ARMI volunteers needed in Yorkshire

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**TO REQUEST A NEW PASSWORD PLEASE USE THIS FORM **

The original link to request a new password is currently unavailable. This is whilst FBA operatives carry out essential maintenance work. 

THE RIVERFLY PARTNERSHIP WISHES TO APOLOGISE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE CAUSED, AND TO THANK ALL ARMI PARTICIPANTS FOR THEIR PATIENCE AND SUPPORT.

 

 

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