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Wednesday 2nd February

Graham Scholey

Wildlife and Ecology of the Thames 

 This talk will be on Zoom only

Picture with permission of D. Cousins

Graham Scholey has a Biodiversity Technical Specialist role with the Environment Agency (Thames area) and was made MBE for his work in 2004. He will explain how the wildlife (above and below the surface) and ecology of the Thames fit in with historic changes to the river and its management.

Graham is involved in a broad range of issues and initiatives including river and wetland restoration, ecological impacts of abstraction and strategic water resource supply, and flood risk management policy and practice. He chairs the UK Otter Biodiversity Action Plan Steering Group and is a member of the IUCN (World Conservation Union) Otter Specialist Group.