TechFest: The Science behind the River Something Different

TechFest: The Science behind the River

  • Date

    Wednesday 30 September 2015

  • venue

    TechFest

  • time

    6.30pm

  • age

    Adults

  • price

    Full price £5.50 concession £4 inc bf

  • genre

    Something Different

The Science behind the River  

 Jamie Urquhart, River Dee Trust  

 Meet at Public Car Park opposite Potarch Hotel (closed), Aberdeenshire AB31 4BD  

This walk is an introduction to the science behind the management of the River Dee led by Jamie Urquhart of the River Dee Trust. You will learn about examples specific to the Dee and others equally applicable to elsewhere.  Topics will include information on species such as Freshwater Pearl Mussel and Salmon.  Invasive non-native species will also be covered, plus water quality, habitat and riparian management, community involvement and some of the monitoring and survey techniques used to manage the River Dee.
 


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