Presenter Information

Iwan de Vries, vd Molen

Location

UMass Amherst

Event Website

http://fishpassage.ecs.umass.edu/Conference2012/

Start Date

5-6-2012 1:50 PM

End Date

5-6-2012 2:10 PM

Description

The river Vecht is a 180 km long river flowing from Germany into the Netherlands and into a lake that is connected to the sea. The river crosses boundaries of countries, provinces, communities and land owners. The presentation is about the difficulties we encounter and how e handle them in making the river an more natural river and also providing fish passage possibilities What are the succes and fail factors, what happens in the field and what can we learn from the process we are in now for multiple years.

Comments

The presenter is an ecologist at the dutch waterboard. The last 5 years he has specialed himself in designing fish passage solutions. He is now a teacher in the construction of fish passages. He is also an advisor for the waterboard where it considers the constructions of fish passages.

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Jun 5th, 1:50 PM Jun 5th, 2:10 PM

Session A2 - Following a river basin approach for optimal fish passage in the boundary crossing River Vecht

UMass Amherst

The river Vecht is a 180 km long river flowing from Germany into the Netherlands and into a lake that is connected to the sea. The river crosses boundaries of countries, provinces, communities and land owners. The presentation is about the difficulties we encounter and how e handle them in making the river an more natural river and also providing fish passage possibilities What are the succes and fail factors, what happens in the field and what can we learn from the process we are in now for multiple years.

http://scholarworks.umass.edu/fishpassage_conference/2012/June5/24