In this months issue, read about the upcoming RRC training courses and site visit, and the improved and updated webpage of events for Catchment Delivery. These free events aim to bring together catchments, stakeholders and partnerships to work in an integrated way towards improving the environment for people, wildlife and land management, whilst encouraging best practice. Plus, we are advertising the 2019 River Champions nominations which are still open until next Monday March 4th! Furthermore, please get in touch if you have any news or events you would like added to the RRC website.
In the first edition of 2019, we are advertising conference early-bird bookings which are closing in 2 weeks! Also, there is still time to apply for the 2019 UK River Prize, plus nominate a 2019 River Champion. Check out our upcoming training courses including Introduction to Hydromorphology (Level 1), Hydromorphology for river restoration (Level 2) and River Habitat Survey Certification. We also have a couple of updated webpages on the RRC website. Have a look at the NFM Roadshow 2018 Ouputs webpage for all presentations on NFM and Working with Natural Process; as well as the updated 2019 Integrated Catchment Delivery events webpage advertising lots of free events covering a range of topics.
This is the last bulletin issue of 2018, announcing the release of RRC Conference 2019 Early-bird bookings; 2019 UK River Prize applications open, and the chance to book onto the upcoming River Habitat Survey Certification course in March 2019. Plus, we acknowledge another 2018 River Champion for their continued hard work and effort working to restore the lower Erne River. Check out recent river restoration news and events, with more listed on our website.
This month we focus on the upcoming 2019 RRC Conference in Liverpool. Have a look at the sponsorship packages available, and take advantage of early-bird rate sponsorship. Plus, conference programme and bookings coming soon! Congratulations to all the winners of the Wild Trout Trust Conservation Awards 2018. Check out recent river restoration news, and take a look at the hard efforts of Chris McArthur, a 2018 River Champion who helps the Essex and Suffolk Rivers Trust.
Thank you for all your presentation abstracts over the past couple of months! We will be selecting presentations and planning the conference programme over October, and hope to be able to release the first draft programme for the 2019 Conference, at the beginning of November. Also, have a look at our upcoming training courses and book your place now. Plus, lots of river restoration news and events.
Thanks to the feedback from our short survey on the look, layout and format of the bulletin, we have been looking into ways to switch up the newsletter. This month we focus on the Call for Abstracts ahead of the 2019 Conference to be held in Liverpool next year; also we advertise the upcoming site visit and training courses, including Hydromorphology for river restoration (Level 2) in October 2018; and we acknowledge another 2018 River Champion for their commitment to their local catchment. Plus, have a look at recent river restoration news!
This month we launch the Call for Abstracts for the 2019 RRC Annual Network Conference, to be held in Liverpool on April 30th and May 1st. Also we advertise two upcoming training courses - Introduction to Hydromorphology to be held in Perth, Scotland; and simple effective project monitoring methods. Plus, we acknowledge another hard working River Champion and their work with the River Lark Catchment Partnership. Finally, have your say on the RRC Bulletin! Fill out a very short 3 question survey on our bulletin, leave your comments, and let us know if you would like to contribute a feature to the RRC bulletin.
This month we look ahead to the upcoming training courses including 'Introduction to Hydromorphology' next month in Yate, South Gloucestershire. RRC recently held their AGM in Bangor, North Wales, coinciding with the member site visit to the Afon Ogwen Restoration Project in Nant Ffrancon - check out photos and the blog from this visit. Plus, we acknowledge another River Champion and their hard work to look after their local river. Have a look at the recently produced NRRI summary factsheets with statistics on projects from across the UK that are held within the NRRI. Finally, Chiara finishes her PhD at Cranfield! RRC wish her the best of luck for the future.
This months issue advertises the upcoming RRC training courses and site visit to the River Ogwen Restoration Project. Also have a look at all the conference outputs from the Annual Conference in Nottingham last month. We acknowledge the first River Champion, George Mackintosh for his hard work with the Forth Fisheries Trust and Slamannan Angling & Protective Association. Check out the UK River Prize winner and finalists project videos, plus have a look at all the river restoration news and events.
This issue the RRC announce the winner of the 2018 UK River Prize, Hills to Levels! Congratulations to all the partners involved in this project. Also, we reflect on the 19th RRC Annual Network Conference held in Nottingham on April 24th and 25th. This year 362 delegates attended the conference, with opportunities to present work in presentations, posters and workshops, network with other industry professionals, make new connections, and share knowledge, experiences and ideas. Also, we acknowledge the 2018 River Champions, nominated for their voluntary roles in their local catchments.