Countdown to the participation process on the protection of temporary rivers

The Catalan Water Agency (ACA) hosted last week a meeting of the TRivers project. The aim of the meeting was to plan the participation process that aims at gathering measures for the conservation and restoration of temporary rivers. Representatives from the University of Barcelona (UB), the Spanish National Research...

The 2017 Environment Prize of the Government of Catalonia to RiuNeT app

RiuNeT, an app to evaluate the ecological status with the people's collaboration, conducted by the Research Group Freshwater Ecology and Management (FEM), led by coordinator of TRivers project Narcís Prat, has been honoured with the Environment Prize of the Government of Catalonia in the category of...

A day at the 3rd Science Festival to celebrate LIFE’s 25th anniversary

This year is the 25th anniversary of the European program LIFE, the EU's funding instrument for the environment and climate action and the development of policy and legislation in these areas. To celebrate this special date, researchers from the TRivers project participated in the 3rd Science Festival. See...

Third stakeholder meeting of the TRivers project

The LIFE + TRivers project aims to create new tools to improve the management of temporary rivers based on the objectives of the Water Framework Directive (WFD). The third stakeholders meeting of TRivers will be held in Zaragoza from January 25 to 26and is addressed to stakeholders and...

First meeting with COST SMIRES work groups

Researchers of the LIFE Trivers project joined the first meeting of the action COST SMIRES (Science and Management of Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams) on On September 12 and 13. Trivers is also one of the members of the COST SMIRES, financially supported by the European Union, to widen and...

Workshop on ephemeral streams in Valencia (in Spanish)

  El proyecto LIFE+ TRivers ha celebrado una mesa de trabajo sobre ríos efímeros, aquellos ríos que fluyen solo de forma episódica, con lo que solo se observa agua en superficie unos pocos días al año. La jornada tuvo lugar el pasado 14 de julio en la sede...

2nd Life+ Trivers meeting: TREHS, a new tool for temporary river management

After the first meeting held in Valencia last year a second meeting for all stakeholders interested in the results of TRIVERS will be held next January 28th, 2016 at the Central office of the Segura River Basin District (C/Mahonesas, 2. Murcia, Spain). The main objective of this meeting is...

New campaign to collect samples: life after the dry season

How have the heat and showers of last months affected our rivers? Are they still dry or have they regained their streamflow? What biological communities have resisted the drought and which ones have disappeared? These are some of the questions posed by the researchers of...

Visiting the temporary rivers of the Júcar River Basin

On January 26, the TRivers team went for an exploratory trip to the temporary rivers of the Júcar River Basin, mainly located in the region of Valencia. The idea was to identify case studies for this basin, including both the rivers that are temporary in...

Summary of the 1st stakeholders meeting in Valencia

Press release Members of the project and stakehlders during the meeting. Picture: J.Latron.   On Tuesday 27 January, the first stakeholder meeting of the LIFE Trivers project took place at the headquarters of the Júcar Water Agency, in Valencia. The meeting gathered stakeholders and experts involved in temporary river...