Final programme and registration for the final conference of LIFE+ TRivers

The final conference of the LIFE+ TRivers project will take place in Barcelona May 3rd-4th. 'Advances and future perspectives towards an effective management of temporary rivers' will share the LIFE+ TRivers outcomes, which has involved managers, scientists, entities and, above all, citizens. The final conference is...

Networking meeting with LIFE Tritó Montseny project

Members of the LIFE + Trivers project met last March 9th with researchers of LIFE Triton Montseny (LIFE15 NAT / ES / 000757), a project aimed to improve the state of conservation of the Montseny Brook Newt (Calotriton arnoldi) and its riparian habitat. The objective...

Citizen participation in the management of temporary rivers

On January 26, Casa de l’Aigua (Barcelona) held the fourth meeting for the European project called LIFE TRivers , which is coordinated by the UB. Several stakeholders and experts involved in temporary rivers –described as waterways that stop flowing on a regular basis and can even dry...

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

Narcis Prat collected the Environment Prize of the Government of Catalonia for RiuNet in the category of best initiative. 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...

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...