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The FWWG has established goals and met several times as well as organized symposia on freshwater issues. View the Freshwater Working Group Bylaws here.

To join the Freshwater Working Group you must be an active member of the Society for Conservation Biology. Non-members are free to use any resources on these web pages for assistance in freshwater conservation or planning. Non-members are also welcomed to join the Freshwater listserv. If you would like to formally join the Working Group and you are not a member you can start here. If you have questions, feel free to contact us.

Our current projects / themes are as follows:
Student Opportunities: CV Clinic for yourng researchers/students, Best FW student paper, Increased presence at universities, SCB sponsored courses, Actvities to engage SCB students more

Fundraising: Fishy Shirt (round 2),  European Section support/Balkan dams,  Heart the Oceans Stickers

Membership: Twitter Conference, Oceans Online Talk - IMCC Symposium,  ICCB 2017,   Student Conference on Conservation Science

Topical Papers: Obsticals in freshwater ecosystems(article based on ICCB2015 symposium), Lack of freshwater research in conservation journals

Communication/Engagement: Quarterly updates of FWWG webpage, World Fish Migration Day

If you wish to contribute, please contact us.