Meetings and events

Our next meeting takes place on Friday 23rd March 2018 from 13.30 to 17.30 in the Meeting Room of THE LINNEAN SOCIETY OF LONDON, Burlington House, London.

View the Agenda below, or download a pdf version.

Agenda for Friday 23rd March 2018 

Pre-13:30 Sign in (Entrance Foyer)
13:30 – 13:35 Introduction and welcome
13:35 – 14:05 Watercress -an industry perspective on chalk stream water quality
Leah Mathias-Collins, Vitacress Ltd
14.05 – 14:35 Invasive or not, impacts or not: questions about alien fishes in the Greater London area
Gordon Copp, Cefas & Bournemouth University
14:35 – 15:05 Chronicles of an invasion: the introduction of topmouth gudgeon in Europe
Miguel Baltazar Soares, Bournemouth University 
15:05 – 15:35 Tea break (Mysterious biscuit options & “rumours”of Battenberg Cake)
15:35 – 16:05 Lead poisoning and a UK mute swan recovery? Kevin Wood, WWT
16:05 – 16:35 Diving with Naiads -search for an elusive aquatic plant Izzy Bishop, UCL
16:35 – 17.05 Closing comments “quickfire” AGM (with “Ringmaster” Steve Kett) followed by adjournment to hostelry.

Please be aware that the meeting attendance cost is £2:00
To help with planning if you wish to attend this meeting, or if you want further details please e-mail: Eleri Prichard: and see new Twitter: @LndnFreshwater