Picture of bootcamp workshop activity

Picture of bootcamp workshop activity

Reconnecting the Salmon Rivers of Wales hosted a two-day “Barrier Bootcamp” in Talgarth at the Wye and Usk Foundation on the 20-21 June, 2022

Day one of the bootcamp saw barrier Removal Bootcamp talks from Natural Resources Wales, The Wye and Usk Foundation, Swansea University, West Wales Rivers Trust and Afonydd Cymru in the morning session and breakout groups discussing the impediments to barrier removal in the afternoon.

Day two of the bootcamp was a trip to two project sites on the River Honddu for hands-on training on the Barrier Tracker app, barrier impact assessment, collection of water samples for eDNA monitoring and surveys on habitat, macroinvertebrates, diatoms and sediment.

The barrier bootcamp notes are now available to download.

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