History of Salmon lecture series (13-27 March)
Prof Hugh Cheape, Dr Julie Brown and Dr Ronald Campbell provide different insights into the history of salmon, through Gaelic and Material Culture, Commercial fishing, and Fisheries Management respectively. More details can be found here.
UK DNA Working Group (5th Edition)
5-6 December, Salford University
Scotland’s Salmon Festival and Science Conference (2nd Edition)
27 August - 2 September, Inverness
Scotland’s Salmon Festival (1st Edition)
29 August - 2 September, Inverness
27-28 November, Glasgow, Scotland
- two presentations by RLI Director, Prof. Eric Verspoor, entitled “The Importance of genetics - an explanation of salmon genetics, including population structure and natural adaptation” and “The Carron – understanding the role of stocking in stock recovery”
- development with other scientists of a consensus view on the science related to salmon stocking
10-12 October, Brioude, France
- presentation by RLI Director, Prof. Eric Verspoor, entitled “Review of Salmon Restoration Programmes in Europe”, an overview arising from the SALARC Project.
- exploratory talks with individuals associated with the French “Marathon du saumon” festival in relation to the development of the Inverness Salmon Festival.