Freshwater Upcoming Meetings
IMCC4 2016: The Freshwater Working Group was present at the 4th International Marine Conservation Congress in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. Member Steph Januchowski-Hartley co-lead "Using a Pencilfish to Write Whales – communicating conservation and science through poetry and short fiction" a workshop that introduced conference participants to different techniques and platforms for communicating science through poetry and short fiction.
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.