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Maria Miller MP samples the Loddon

Member of Parliament for Basingstoke, Maria Miller, took part in riverfly monitoring on the River Loddon last week as part of a visit to the site of two proposed flow gauging stations. She was accompanied on the visit by John Sutton, Environment Agency (EA) Fisheries Team Leader, and Alan Gibberd of Countrywatch.

Riverfly Partnership Autumn News 2012

Ray Mears joins RP on the Wye; Natural Environment Minister Richard Benyon and Countryfile monitor riverflies; the invasion of the Demon shrimp;  Riverfly photography competition and more... click here to view.  Email 'subscribe' to for your e-copy of future newsletters.

Recognition of excellence amongst riverfly ambassadors...

Many congratulations to..  Prof Steve Ormerod - newly elected Chair of RSPB Council (8 Oct).

Countryfile joins S&TA's John Slader to monitor riverflies on the Itchen

Countryfile's Matt Baker joins John Slader from The Salmon & Trout Association on the gin clear waters of the Itchen chalk stream.  John shares his knowledge of fly fishing, mimicking the Blue winged olive and monitoring water quality using he RP Riverfly Monitoring Initiative. See here. First broadcast 14 October.  Fishing/WBO and riverfly monitoring @ 25 & 43 mins respectively.

Love Your River campaign - Environment Minister monitors riverflies on the Chess

Richard Benyon Environment Minister and James Cracknell join Allen Beechey from Chiltern AONB and River Chess Association to monitor riverflies as part of the Love Your River campaign.  

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