The Community Caring for Waters Conference will be held online again this year on Saturday 20th November from 9:30 to 14:00. 

Please register for this conference click https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/communities-caring-for-water-2021-tickets-201650711707

An exciting agenda has been put together which will look at forming new groups and actions we can take to deliver successful river projects. Looking forward to seeing you at the conference. 

Agenda
9.30am: Welcome and keynote address

  • Mark Lloyd, The Rivers Trust
  • Ray Spain, LAWPRO
  • Keynote by Ella McSweeney
  • Alan Walsh, LAWPRO

10:00am: Getting started – forming new groups

  • Jack Rogers, Boyne Rivers Trust
  • Cathy Lee, Friends of the Ahare River
  • Q&A

11.00am: Supporting and learning from each other

  • Liz Gabbet, Maigue Rivers Trust
  • Michael O’Connor, IRD Duhallow
  • Liam Lysaght, NBDC and Fran Igoe, LAWPRO
  • Q&A

12:00pm: Break

12.15pm: Landscape-scale action for rivers and biodiversity

  • Gary Smyth, Moy Rivers Trust
  • Kaethe Burt- O’Dea, Bí-Urban
  • Q&A

13:00pm: Planning for success in river projects

  • Trish Murphy, Inishowen Rivers Trust
  • Colm Gallagher, Cloughaneely Angling Association
  • Q&A

13.45pm: Launch of Community Water Development Fund 2022

  • Sheevaun Thompson, LAWPRO

13.50pm: Closing remarks – Ann Phelan, LAWPRO

(Places on this virtual conference are limited to 500 people on the day)

Communities Caring for Waters Conference 2021 – Registration is now Open!
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