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The effects of a catastrophic pesticide spill on the River Kennet - an update

Late last year I attended the Action for the River Kennet (ARK) Annual General Meeting, at which an update about the effects of the July 2013 chlorpyrifos pollution incident was handed out. I am sure that many will be interested to read the update which you can read here.

Notice of interuptions to RP website and ARMI database services

The RP website and ARMI database will be offline for a few hours during the afternoon of Tuesday 9th February 2016.

In addition, short intermitent interuptions may be experienced between January and 31st March 2016 whilst ARMI database improvements are delivered. 

Your patience is appreciated during this time, please accept apologies on behalf of RP and the FBA for any inconvenience caused and report details of any persistent problems to Ben Fitch (

River Itchen Survey Report by Andrew Dixon and Stuart Crofts

In August 2015, Andrew Dixon and Struart Crofts carried out a survey on the River Itchen in Hampshire to record species of Ephemeroptera (mayflies), Plecoptera (stoneflies) and Trichoptera (caddisflies), present at the time of their visit.

Click here to read their survey report


Salmon parr and trout parr - how to tell them apart, an indentification guide by Dr Ueli Zellweger

Dr Ueli Zellweger, ARMI monitor on the River Barle, Exmoor, has put together this handy ID guide and very kindly made it available to the Riverfly Partnership and ARMI network. Click the image to download your copy.

Riverfly Partnership - Winter newsletter

For the latest Riverfly Partnership and Anglers Riverfly Monitoring Initiative (ARMI) news, click here to read our latest newsletter.

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