Save the date! We are pleased to announce the 6th upcoming international seminar on dam removal—Dam Removal goes Alps! It will be held on 14-16 May in Bavaria, Germany. The seminar will focus on regional river restoration efforts, benefits of removal, and ways to instigate more removals. The event will take place in celebration of World Fish Migration Day! It will be the European Headquarters and a public outreach event! We hope you can make it. Registration open soon.
Rivers rank among the most threatened ecosystems in the world, but also among the most valuable to society. Therefore, a large amount of funding is made available for restoration programmes. Conflict over water is not only one of the most widespread global stressors, but can also have an impact on nature and people. For centuries, dams and weirs have been built to control floods, improve navigation, provide supply for drinking water or irrigation, create or enhance recreation opportunities, as well as a means for hydropower production.