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Januarie Hall's Blog #39

Hey there Water enthusiasts!

Guess what… I’m back! I wanted to share a quick blog highlighting what I like to call SUCCESS!

Many of you will be aware that it has been announced that the amazing work undertaken over the last 5 years on the HSBC Water Programme will continue for another 3 years! It makes sense after such a successful framework of relationships has been built which have achieved staggering results.

Opportunities and synergies, Water Quality monitoring in Roman Colchester

Yesterday I was assessed by Ben Fitch (the national coordinator) and passed as an Anglers Riverfly Monitoring Initiative (ARMI) tutor/trainer in presenting the Rivefly Monitoring Initiative in the beautiful grounds of Colchester Castle.

Moving on to my first ever monitoring

On Sunday Keith Steven, Clare Higson and myself carried out our first Freshwater Watch monitoring on the river Lark in Suffolk. We chose Hengrave as it is easily accessible and it is one of the locations which we are already monitoring through the Anglers Monitoring Initiative (AMI) kick sampling of river invertebrates.

Water Test demonstration

Dear All,

After conducting a Water test on December 2014, I think that it's a good idea to includ a demonstration video to the blog in order to refresh CSLs on how to have better results doing the test.





Kuala Lumpur FreshWater Watch Results-sharing Session (24 Jan 2017)

On 24 Jan Earthwatch Hong Kong held a lively FreshWater Watch (FWW) results-sharing session in Kuala Lumpur with 28 HSBC Citizen Science Leaders and staffs. Dr. Kalithasan Kailasam (Dr. Kali) of the Global Environment Centre, lead scientist on the FreshWater Watch’s River of Life, presented some Malaysia-specific results and held an interactive discussion.