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The Riverfly Partnership is a dynamic network of organisations, representing anglers, conservationists, entomologists, scientists, water course managers and relevant authorities, working together to: - protect the water quality of our rivers; - further the understanding of riverfly populations; - and actively conserve riverfly habitats. The Riverfly Partnership is hosted by the Freshwater Biological Association.

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interesting paper about comparing macroinvertebrate data for river health assessment gathered using semi-quantitative (kick/sweep sampling) and quantitative (surber sampling) methodologies

With kind permission of its authors the Riverfly Partnership is pleased to share the following paper which compares macroinvertebrate data for river health assessment gathered using semi-quantitative (kick/sweep sampling) and quantitative (surber sampling) methodologies.

Full citation: Everall N, Johnson MF, Wood P, Farmer A, Wilby RL and Measham N. (2017) Comparability of macroinvertebrate biomonitoring indices of river health derived from semi-quantitative and quantitative methodologies. Ecological Indicators 78: 437 - 448. DOI 10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.03.040 

New FSC course - Introduction to Identifying and Recording Adult Caddisflies, Stoneflies and Mayflies

This course is open to everyone and will be held from Friday 28th July to Monday 31st July 2017 at the Malham Tarn Field Studies Council site. Tutors for the course are Sharon and Peter Flint, both authorities on the Caddisflies at Malham having carried out extensive survey and monitoring of this group over many years. For more information including cost and booking CLICK HERE