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Workshop Genetic conservation and riparian restoration / September 2019

The COST Action CONVERGES organises a workshop dedicated to riparian vegetation genetic conservation and restoration measures in September 2019 ; see here

Two-thirds of the world’s longest rivers no longer run free

About two-thirds of the world’s longest rivers are no longer free flowing, compromising their ability to move sediment, facilitate fish migration, and perform other vital ecosystem services, according to a new study.See here and here

special Issue ‘Spatial and Temporal Patterns and Ecosystem Services of Riparian Forests’

Francisca Aguiar is proposing a special Issue ‘Spatial and Temporal Patterns and Ecosystem Services of Riparian Forests’ in the open access journal Forests (ISSN 1999-4907, IF=1.956).

You can see further details here: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/forests/special_issues/Riparian_Forests

The submission deadline is 30 November 2019.

Riparian definition and delineation

The COST Action CONVERGES published a report that aims to provide elements to clarify identification of the riparian zone and the riparian vegetation of fluvial systems. See here

2019 Annual conference in Pruhonice

The 2019 annual meeting of the COST Action CONVERGES is organised in Pruhonice (Czech Republic), 3-4th April. Agenda here

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The COST CONVERGES Action aims to establish a baseline in the state of knowledge regarding riparian vegetation and ecosystems. It is a network created to coordinate research efforts, to contribute to knowledge conversion between countries and actors (scientists, managers, policy makers, etc.) and to promote practitioners research interests in the scientific community.