Communities Caring for Water Conference 2021: 20th November at 9.30am – Local Authority Water Programme

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The Communities Caring for Waters Conference will be held online again this year on Saturday 20th November from 9:30 to 14:00.

An exciting agenda has been put together which will look at forming new groups and actions we can take to deliver successful river projects. Places on this virtual conference are limited to 500 people on the day.

To register for this conference go to https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/communities-caring-for-water-2021-tickets-201650711707


Please find conference agenda below:

9.30am: Welcome and keynote address

Mark Lloyd, The Rivers Trust
Ray Spain, LAWPRO
Keynote by Ella McSweeney
Alan Walsh, LAWPRO

10:00am: Getting started – forming new groups

Jack Rogers, Boyne Rivers Trust
Cathy Lee, Friends of the Ahare River

11.00am: Supporting and learning from each other

Liz Gabbet, Maigue Rivers Trust
Michael O’Connor, IRD Duhallow
Liam Lysaght, NBDC and Fran Igoe, LAWPRO

12:00pm: Break

12.15pm: Landscape-scale action for rivers and biodiversity

Gary Smyth, Moy Rivers Trust
Kaethe Burt- O’Dea, Bí-Urban

13:00pm: Planning for success in river projects

Trish Murphy, Inishowen Rivers Trust
Colm Gallagher, Cloughaneely Angling Association

13.45pm: Launch of the Community Water Development Fund 2022

Sheevaun Thompson, LAWPRO

13.50pm: Closing remarks

Ann Phelan, LAWPRO

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