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The Feather Heist

 The radio show 'This American Life' has made a programme on the unusual story of Edwn Rist, a flute player and fly tyer who stole 299 bird specimens, collected by Alfred Russel Wallace, from the Natural History Museum at Tring. 

Listen to 'The Feather Heist' online here.

'Insect declines: new alarm over mayfly is ‘tip of iceberg’, warn experts'

Click HERE to read Damian Carrington's full artice (The Guardian, 11th January 2017) about impacts of low level pollution on mayfly egg survival in many English rivers; includes comment from Paul Knight, Salmon and Trout Conservation CEO, and DR Nick Everall, Aquascience Consultancy Limited. Further evidence of the crucial role that ARMI volunteers and partners have to play in protecting out rivers. 

Spring 2014 newsletter

There is a lot happening here at the Riverfly Partnership.
Click here to read our spring 2014 newsletter.

Stuart Crofts At the Water's Edge

Listen to entomologist, fly-fisherman and RP Tutor Stuart Crofts on BBC Radio Lancashire's popular angling programme At the Water's Edge with Martin James. Stuart champions biosecurity for anglers and talks about the work of The Riverfly Partnership.

Work begins on RP Data Repository

Work has now begun on creating a central data repository for data collected through the Riverfly Partnership. The repository is to be created by the Freshwater Biological Association, which has a long history of managing and sharing digital data resources.

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