The Clyde River Foundation’s annual citizen science meeting will take place on Saturday 27th February. Caring for the Clyde will celebrate three years of coordinating CRIMP, our largest citizen science project, on the River Clyde.
We are very grateful to Scottish Natural Heritage for supporting CRIMP and helping us to train over 100 monitors. We will continue to support our current monitors across the catchment and hope to secure further funding to continue to coordinate riverfly monitoring on the River Clyde. The Clyde River Foundation now has two trained and accredited tutors who are able to deliver further training workshops. If you are interested in becoming a riverfly monitor please get in touch – we may deliver more training workshops next year if there is significant demand.
Earlier this month we met with Ben Fitch, Anglers’ Riverfly Monitoring Initiative Coordinator, SEPA and representatives from the, Annan, Almond, Forth, Galloway and Tweed Fisheries Trusts, all of whom have had a level of participation in riverfly monitoring within their catchments in the past.
We are very pleased to announce that Ben Fitch has agreed to be our guest speaker at our Citizen Science meeting in February. Ben will introduce the Riverfly Partnership’s new online repository, demonstrate its uses and functionality and talk about opportunities to join the Riverfly Partnership in Scotland.
If you are interested in attending the Caring for the Clyde – Citizen Science meeting – contact us!