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Mapping barriers in the Prut & Siret river basins, Ukraine

January 29, 2024

Mapping barriers in the Prut & Siret river basins, Ukraine

Map and assess obsolete river barriers within the Prut and Siret river basins in Ukraine, promoting ecological restoration, assessing flood risks, and engaging local communities for sustainable development.

Korana River: mapping barriers, restoring biodiversity, and fostering public support

January 26, 2024

Korana River: mapping barriers, restoring biodiversity, and fostering public support

Mapping, categorising, and garnering public support for the removal of 27 barriers within its Korana River, restoring biodiversity and potentially influencing broader regional efforts in Croatia and beyond.

Nine barriers, Hutovo Blato Nature Park, Bosnia and Herzegovina

January 26, 2024

Nine barriers, Hutovo Blato Nature Park, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Reopening the migratory routes from Hutovo Blato to the Adriatic Sea for endemic fish.

Mill Stream Weir, England

December 22, 2023

Mill Stream Weir, England

Reopening a 19 km stretch of the river, inaccessible for centuries, fostering fish pathways, facilitating sediment transport, and inspiring communities to engage in barrier removal and channel restoration for a healthier river ecosystem.

Initiating the process of barrier identification in Türkiye

December 22, 2023

Initiating the process of barrier identification in Türkiye

To date, no single barrier or dam has ever been taken down in Türkiye, and the project intends to investigate the possibility of removing older structures in the Eastern Black Sea region.

Lilla Röd Dam, Sweden

December 22, 2023

Lilla Röd Dam, Sweden

A very rich salmon, trout and eel river in southwest Sweden will be re opened again by removing the blocking stone construction that dams the river.

Ålanda Dam, Sweden

December 22, 2023

Ålanda Dam, Sweden

Two large lakes with genetic unique fish stock in southwest Sweden will be reconnected by removing a small dam between them, a dam that blocks the migration of biodiversity.

Culvert mapping and removal prioritisation in Gauja River catchment

December 22, 2023

Culvert mapping and removal prioritisation in Gauja River catchment

Addressing the often-overlooked impact of road crossing barriers on critical headwater river ecosystems by using GIS mapping and developing a methodology to prioritise them.

Identifying barriers to save endemic trout in the Neretva River

December 22, 2023

Identifying barriers to save endemic trout in the Neretva River

A project aimed at identifying and prioritising in-stream barriers for removal to safeguard the endangered endemic trout in the Neretva River, providing a crucial lifeline for their survival.