Launch of Factsheet why barrier removal should be top priority
To celebrate World Fish Migration Day, the WWF Living European Rivers Initiative will launch a factsheet to highlight why dam removal should be a priority, all in the context of legislation requirements and current European scenario.
Two key aspects of the factsheet include:
- lists the top benefits of barrier removals (such as climate change mitigation, socio-economic benefits and ecological benefits) accompanied by a range of case studies from past removals.
- provides a description of what can be done to address barrier removal with a special focus on how barrier removal can be integrated river basin management plans and the importance of the planned EU Restoration Law.
This factsheet will be launched at the DRE Seminar in celebration of WFMD and shared across Europe with decision makers, practitioners, water authorities and national stakeholders. Those who advocate for the removal of barriers will be able to use this factsheet to
Online Event - No
Country - Portugal
Name of contact person - Kerry Brink