THE SCOTTISH FRESHWATER GROUP

79th Meeting – River Restoration in Scotland

25 October 2007

Morning Session

10:00

 

Morning coffee

 

 

10:25

 

Phil Boon. Scottish Natural Heritage. "Introduction from the chair"

 

 

10:30

 

Martin Janes. RRC, "River Restoration in Scotland"

 

MartinJanes

11:00

 

Stuart Greig. SEPA. "Coordinating, implementing and funding restoration under the WFD"

 

StuartGreig

11:30

 

David Beaumont. RSPB. "River Restoration projects, current and future"

 

DavidBeaumont

12:00

 

David Gilvear and Nigel Willby. CRESS, University of Stirling. "River Restoration: hydrology, geomorphology and ecology"

 

DavidGilvear

12:30

 

Lunch & Poster Demonstrations

 

 

 

  • Tory Milner. University of Stirling. "River typing Scottish rivers"
  • Steve Addy. Universiy of Aberdeen. "Controls on upland river channel morphology in the Dee drainage basin"
  • David Pryce. University of Stirling. "Assessing hyporheic biodiversity on Scottish streams"
  • Angus Tree. Scottish Natural Heritage. "SNH and River Restoration"
  • Kevin Jones. Environment Agency. "Beavers - River Restoration specialists?"
 

Afternoon Session

2:00

 

Charles Perfect. University of Stirling. "Observations of macroinvertebrate colonisation on the River Nith"

CharlesPerfect

2:30

 

Hamish Moir. MLURI. "Towards appropriate restoration of geomorphic form and prcess in river systems"

 

HamishMoir

3:00

 

Chris Gibbins. University of Aberdeen. "Models and muddles: assessing salmonid habitat requirements for flow re-naturalisation in regulated rivers"

 

ChrisGibbins

3:30

 

Nikolai Friburg. MLURI. "Re-meandering: lessons to be learned from across the North Sea"

 

NicolaiFriburg

4:10

 

Meeting finishes

 

 

 

Anyone wishing to make a contribution to future meetings, please contact me at the address below:

Dr Laurence Carvalho

 

 

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

Edinburgh Bush Estate

Penicuik EH26 0QB

Scotland

 

Tel. 0131 445 4343

e-mail: laca@ceh.ac.uk