Reimagining Irish Rivers: Working with Nature

Monday 22nd & Tuesday 23rd March
  • Reimagining Irish Rivers: Working with Nature

This two half-day conference (coinciding with World Water Day) will explore Restoration, Management, Biodiversity and River Communities and will bring together the science, practices and communities invested in healthy rivers.

Session themes include:

  • Managing river flow 
  • Tackling biodiversity threats in our river catchments 
  • Catchment management through partnership working 
  • Achieving for rivers with small resources  

Organisers: Limerick – Limerick City and County Council (European Green Leaf City 2020), Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO), The Rivers Trust, Mary Immaculate College (Geography) and The Maigue Rivers Trust

Speakers: Pádraic Fogarty (Irish Wildlife Trust), Hamish Moir (CBEC Ecoengineering), Conor Galvin (OPW), Fran Igoe & Ruairí Ó Conchúir (LAWPRO), Collette O’Flynn (National Biodiversity Data Centre), Brian Nelson, William Cormacan/Sam Birch (National Parks & Wildlife Service); Alan Cullagh (IFI), Dan Turner (The Rivers Trust), Fran Giaquinto (Indep. Consultant), Donal Sheehan, Carol Quish, Maura Walsh, Eoin Kinsella (EIP Project managers), Liz Gabbett/Trish Murphy (Maigue & Inishowen Rivers Trusts), Mary Kelly Quinn (UCD)/Simon Harrison (UCC) and a range of community-based projects.

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