World Fish Migration Day 2018

What is World Fish Migration Day?
The World Fish Migration Day (WFMD) is a one day global celebration to create awareness on the importance of open rivers and migratory fish and it is coordinated by the World Fish Migration Foundation. On World Fish Migration Day organizations from around the world organize their own event around the common theme of: CONNECTING FISH, RIVERS AND PEOPLE. Many of these events are open to the public. By working together we create a greater driving force to raise awareness, share ideas and secure commitments.

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added: 21 April 2018

World Fish Migration Day 2016

FSTS is supporter of the World Fish Migration Day 2016. This worldwide event will raise global attention for endangered migratory fish, like salmon, sturgeon, giant catfish, dourada and eel. The event will take place on the 21th of May 2014 and is supported by WWF, The Nature Conservancy and IUCN Freshwater Fish Specialist Group.

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added: 14 July 2015

From Sea to Source in Russia

On Monday 16 September 2013 the From Sea to Source Guidance was presented at the first International workshop on Fish Passage in the Russian Federation. The conference was organized and promoted by the A.N. Severtsov Institue of Ecology and Evolution, Moscow. The workshop and had a wide range of national representatives. The FAO expert team on fish passage gave presentations on fish passage experiences in Europe.

added: 29 September 2013

FSTS sponsor Swedish Fish Market

From 7 to the 9th of May 2013 the Swedish Fish Market will be held in Karlstad. Fish migration best practices will be exchanged. The event is hosted by the University of Karlstad, the County Board of Varmland and 3 other partners and the FSTS team is sponsor of this event. More than 20 companies will show their latest technologies and 200 experts will attend. International key note speakers are invited, including Gerd Marmula of FAO. On the third day chlidren and parents can see different fish species and researchers will explain about their work in the rivers. The Fish Market Concept is initiated by Wanningen Water Consult in cooperation with the University of Karlstad.

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added: 1 May 2013

Guidance presented at Iguaçu National Park

On the first of April 2013 the From Sea to Source Guidance was handed over to Director Jorge Pegoraro of the Iguaçu National Park, the Iguaçu Falls (Brazil). Professor Sergio Makrakis, on the left, presented the book and invited Iguaçu National Park to join the World Fish Migration Day in 2014! For more information about this international day click on the link below.

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added: 26 April 2013

Freshwater Fish Specialist Group Newsletter

The IUCN WI Freshwater Fish Specialist Group have published their latest newsletter.
An article on the From sea to source guidance is included.

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added: 12 March 2013

Dutch Ambassadors receive FSTS guidance

The Dutch Ambassadors from Sweden, Norway, Germany, Estonia, Denmark and Finland received a hard copy of the From sea tot source guidance. Once a year these Ambassadors visit the North of The Netherlands for networking, promoting international cooperation and information exchange.
Herman Wanningen handed over the FSTS guidance and stressed the importance of international cooperation on the theme fish migration. The Dutch Ambassador of Sweden Dr. Philip de Heer, former Ambassador of China, promised to attend at the Swedish fish passage conference "Fisk Marknad" in May 2013 (see link).

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added: 31 January 2013

Living North Sea presentation

The Living North Sea project is a partnership of 15 organizations along the North Sea coast. The project aims for free migration routes for fish between the North Sea and the surrounding countries. The project is running from 2009 until 2012 and last week the outcomes of the project were presented on the final event in Newcastle (UK). The project is supporter of the From sea to source Guidance. Several best practice examples from the partnership are included in the Guidance. We presented the From sea to source Guidance for an audience of 250 persons and everyone got a book in their conference bag.

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added: 20 November 2012

Guidance presented in Brazil

On Monday 5 November 2012 the From Sea to Source Guidance was officially presented at the II International Symposium on Fish Passages in South America - II SYMPASS . The conference was organised and promoted by the Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná – Unioeste, Toledo, Brazil and had a wide range of national and international contributors from hydroelectric companies, research centres and universities. For more information: see link

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added: 6 November 2012

Guidance officially presented in the Netherlands

On 11 September 2012 the first copy of the From sea to source guidance was officially presented to Joop Atsma of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure & Water Management. The Secretary of State, who is the main responsible person and key decision maker with regard to water management, specially visited the RWA Hunze en Aa’s to receive the guidance from the authors and the members of the Board.
Photo: RTV Drenthe

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added: 31 October 2012

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