Fish Passage 2018 will connect engineers, researchers, water managers and users, educators, practitioners, funders, and policy makers from around the world who have a shared interest in the advancement of technical and nature-like fishways, stream restoration, and dam removal projects. The three-day conference will include concurrent sessions in engineering, biology, management and monitoring techniques, with key conference themes being considered, including:

  • 40,000 years of Australian fish passage
  • Fish passage challenges in developing countries
  • Defining what is a “successful” fishway
  • Do we really need more fish passage?
  • Policy the Achilles-heel of fish passage
  • Cost-effective fish passage innovations
  • The benefits of prohibiting fish passage
  • Cold Water Pollution mitigation – cold hard facts
  • Updating fish passage monitoring
  • Reconnecting with floodplains & wetlands
  • Fish passage for non-salmonids
  • How to design a successful fish passage project
  • Individuals to populations - quantifying connectivity
  • Water extraction versus fish passage
  • Dam removal – weir to go now?
  • Corporate philanthropy in fish passage
  • Estuarine barrier passage
  • Downstream fish passage from top to bottom
  • Fish and Hydropower

The conference will also feature independently offered short courses, workshops and tours immediately before and after the conference.

Find out more.

B0060 Fish Passage Conference DL Brochure FA.pdf

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14 Jun 2017
  • 10/12/2018 - 14/12/2018
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  • 09:00 - 17:00