Thames Anglers' Conservancy Members Forum
TAC Members-Only Forum
If you have arrived here and not yet signed up as a member, then please first join at using your real name.

Forum Membership is with Real Names only.
Please create a Username that is your First Name and Surname eg. "Joe Bloggs"
(This will save our Admin team the need to contact you about changing it)

Thames Anglers' Conservancy Members Forum
HomeHome  TAC Home PageTAC Home Page  SearchSearch  FAQFAQ  RegisterRegister  Log in  

Display results as :
Rechercher Advanced Search
Latest topics
» The Big one - Farnborough 23rd-24th March 2019
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:30 am by Keith Collett

» Thames So Full Of Cocaine It’s Pranging Out London’s Eels
Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:27 am by Trevor Rowe

» "Citizen Crane" project - sampling dates
Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:51 am by Ed Randall

» New Members: Real Names please
Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:36 am by Ed Randall

» Semi-Tidal draw-off 2018
Sat Oct 27, 2018 5:44 pm by Ed Randall

» Thames Water Blitz - 19th/20th October 2018
Tue Oct 02, 2018 7:21 pm by Ed Randall

» Citizen Crane Forum ~ 26th October 2018
Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:41 pm by Ed Randall

» Invitation to the 2018 Eel forum ~ 15th October
Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:38 pm by Ed Randall

» Mystery of dead eels found in rivers
Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:43 pm by Ed Randall

» Eel Trap Clean Up/ training 5th May 2018 10am
Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:40 pm by Ed Randall

» A new address for 2017 ~
Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:48 pm by Admin

» Hampton Riviera removed
Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:41 pm by Ed Randall

» Roads closed everywhere ~ July 29th/30th ~ bike race
Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:14 am by John LeSurf

» *Thames Tunnel (Tideway Tunnel)*
Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:56 am by John LeSurf

» new hotel at hampton court means loss of fishing
Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:26 pm by Ed Randall

» FORCE clean-up in Donkey Wood ~ Sun 13th May 2018
Thu May 17, 2018 10:16 am by JeffHowe

Thu Apr 05, 2018 2:23 pm by John LeSurf

» penton hook tidy up.
Wed Mar 07, 2018 7:05 am by John LeSurf

» Riverfly & Clean-up Donkey Woods Saturday 18th Nov 2017
Sat Dec 23, 2017 1:02 pm by Ed Randall

» Biggest fish of all book
Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:43 pm by Adrian Hoare

» Wandle Trust - eel pass installation - call for volunteers
Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:53 am by Ed Randall

» Outfall Safari across London - call for Volunteers!
Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:47 am by Ed Randall

» Fishing the Thames at Medley
Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:33 pm by Trevor Rowe

» Thames Semi-Tidal Draw Off 2017
Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:08 pm by Ed Randall

» Eel Trap Results 2017
Tue Oct 17, 2017 6:07 pm by patrick barker

» Fish-swallowing Angler "lucky to be alive"
Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:01 am by Ed Randall

» River Mole polluted at Horley
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:52 am by Ed Randall

» Petition to stop the export of elvers
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:16 pm by Ed Randall

» Riverfly Training ~ Hogsmill ~ 30th Sept 2017
Sat Sep 16, 2017 6:56 am by Ed Randall

» Monster fatberg in Whitechapel
Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:40 pm by Ed Randall

Angling Data View
River Levels
UK Map

Thames Tides

Share | 

 River Basin District Eel Management Plan Implementation Group 26th Sep

Go down 
David Harvey

David Harvey

Male Posts : 5381
Join date : 2010-01-21
Age : 103
Location : Surrey,

PostSubject: River Basin District Eel Management Plan Implementation Group 26th Sep   Fri Sep 26, 2014 5:27 pm

Very interesting meeting today, first one I have been to and worthwhile for sure. The agenda is as below and a few of my notes beneath.

Thames River Basin District Eel Management Plan Implementation Group

Date: Friday September 26th 2014
Venue Zoological Society of London, Regent’s Park, London NW1 4NY
Time: 10.00am to 1.00pm


1. Welcome and introductions (All)

2. Chetney Marshes project Steve Mowatt

This is a fascinating project and really the first one of its kind. the are tagging adult Eel on the marshes to see how the populate this massive area and importantly (a common theme) is how they leave the marshes to head back out to sea. Will get more detailed info as and when

3. Citizen Science eel monitoring Joe Pecorelli

This was about what we and the other sites do in monitoring elvers on the Thames and tribs. Very interesting post discussion about how many are being found on the foreshore, particularly in the recent EA tidal surveys. Having on-going talks about a way we can survey the foreshores, maybe putting down slabs for them to hide under on low tide, and having a once a year survey on a number of sites.

4. The Sustainable Eel Group Andrew Kerr

I will reserve judgement of this group, certainly becoming influential but whether the driving factors, ie working towards sustainable Eel fishing is an agenda we would work with. They have tried to stock a few places and been stopped, as totally unsuitable as with the Crane last year, we will see.

What they are fully aware of and working on is the number of barriers we have on our rives and during the whole morning I don't think I have ever heard Hydropower mentioned that many times as a danger to Eels.

See in this newsletter Zac G helping to release eels into the Thames (100% publicity only) then supporting eel mincing Hydropower, oh the irony

5. Eel Recovery Plan dissertation Liam Byrne

Will get a copy and summary, very good indicators and plans

6. The IUCN eel assessment Matt Gollock

7. Comparison of historic and recent eel data Max Bain

A volunteer at the Natural History museum, is getting all the old paper documents from the EA and others and creating electronic versions using the data. This is from surveys to pollution incidents, massive project and look forward to seeing the results long term.

8. Progress on the Eel management Plan Darryl Clifton-Dey

9. AOB and date of future meetings

Overall very good, glad i got up early and attended.
Back to top Go down
patrick barker

patrick barker

Posts : 595
Join date : 2013-05-28

PostSubject: Re: River Basin District Eel Management Plan Implementation Group 26th Sep   Sat Sep 27, 2014 8:13 am

nice one dave, sounds interesting. dunno about the sustainable jellied eel action front people though.
Back to top Go down
River Basin District Eel Management Plan Implementation Group 26th Sep
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
» To sluice or not to sluice a boddington river?
» Huchen from venue River Dunajec v2
» Motorbikes by ARC (Abrams River Cycles)
» river pikeing
» Rare midweek dive plan

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Thames Anglers' Conservancy Members Forum :: Open Section :: Forthcoming Events-
Jump to: