Meetings and events

London Freshwater Group Logo Competition!

Please vote for your favourite design (a/b/c/d) by Thursday 7th March 2019 and the winner will be announced at the Spring Meeting! To vote, please email or tweet via contact details provided below.

Our next meeting takes place on Friday 8th March 2019 from 13.30 to 17.30 in the Meeting Room of THE LINNEAN SOCIETY OF LONDON, Burlington House, London.

View the Agenda below;

Agenda for Friday 8th March 2019

Pre-13:30         Sign in (Entrance Foyer)

13:30 – 13:35  Introduction and welcome

13:35 – 14:05  The London T.O.A.D Project: how we plan to help London’s common toads

                           Emily Millhouse, Froglife

14:05 – 14:35  Alien invaders as a driver of erosion risk at the aquatic-terrestrial interface

                            Gemma Harvey, QMUL

14:35 – 15:05  Going underground with signal crayfish

                           Harry Sanders, Loughborough University

 15:05 – 15:35  Tea break (Mysterious biscuit options + “rumours” at best of Palm Oil free Battenberg Cake)

 15:35 – 16:05  “Is it hot in here, or is it just me?” What fossilised diatoms can tell us about climate change

                             Heather Moorhouse, Lancaster University

 16:05 – 16:35  “The ponds are alive with the sounds of…?”
                            Jack Greenhalgh, UCL & Bristol University

 16:35 – 17:00 Closing comments “quickfire” AGM (with “Ringmaster” Steve Kett) + adjournment to local 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 Pritchard: and see Twitter: @LndnFreshwater