Freshwater Upcoming Meetings
IMCC4 2016: The Freshwater Working Group will be present at the 4th International Marine Conservation Congress in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. Member Steph Januchowski-Hartley is co-leading "Using a Pencilfish to Write Whales – communicating conservation and science through poetry and short fiction" a workshop to introduce conference participants to different techniques and platforms for communicating science through poetry and short fiction. Steph will also be present at the Society for Conservation Biology booth to answer any questions about the Freshwater Working Group, please stop by and say hello!
ICCB 2017: The Freshwater Working Group are anxiously awaiting final details on the location for ICCB 2017 and planning events and activities for existing and new members. For more details go here.
The Freshwater Working Group endeavors to meet annually in conjunction with the SCB's annual meeting.
The most recent meeting was at the ICCB-ECCB 2015, Montpellier, France. At this conference, the FWWG sponsored a Barriers to Aquatic Biodiversity Symposium. The FWWG and the Marine section co-organised a social event to celebrate SCB Aquatic and for the first time, the working group awarded a Freshwater Conservation Science Student Award to Marton Szabolcs.