Riverfly training day

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    Start date3 August 2024
    End date3 August 2024
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    Start Time9:30
    End Time17:00
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    LocationRestore Hope, Latimer Park Latimer Road Chesham HP5 1TU
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The Chilterns Chalk Stream Project are hosting this Riverfly monitoring training day on Saturday 3rd August, 09:00 – 17:00 at Restore Hope, Latimer Park (HP5 1TU).

This one-day training event will qualify you to carry out the EA-approved national citizen science method of Riverfly monitoring. We are currently in need of more monitoring pairs for Chesham and Chenies.

Additional information


The training day will roughly follow the below schedule:

Theory sessions

09:00 – Welcome

09:15 – Introduction and context

10:00 – The Anglers’ Riverfly Monitoring Initiative (ARMI)

10:25 – ARMI in practice

1 0:45 – Tea/coffee break

11:00 – Target groups – life history & ecology

12:15 – Lunch

Practical Sessions

13:00 – Introduction to fieldwork & site selection

13:20 – Fieldwork

15:00 – Identification

16:30 – Summary

17:00 – Finish

On the day you will be provided with all the equipment you need and resources for species identification, health & safety and so much more.

All you need to bring is your wellies, suitable clothing and a packed lunch; we’ll provide you with tea/coffee and biscuits.

Please direct any queries to our Citizen Science Co-ordinator, Hannah, at: chalkstreamsvolunteers@chilterns.org.uk

Chilterns Chalk Streams Project
Hannah Parry-Wilson
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