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Guardians of the Sora: empowering communities for river restoration

March 25, 2024

Guardians of the Sora: empowering communities for river restoration

Engaging local communities in the management of the Alpine River, emphasising dam removal solutions for sustainable flood protection and river revitalisation.

First identification of barriers in the Veliki Rzav River Basin in Serbia

March 22, 2024

First identification of barriers in the Veliki Rzav River Basin in Serbia

Laying foundations for integrated river restoration in Serbia through first identification and prioritisation of barriers in the country.

Reviving the Yantra: steps towards barrier removal in Bulgaria

March 22, 2024

Reviving the Yantra: steps towards barrier removal in Bulgaria

This is the first project in Bulgaria that offers set of barrier identification activities aiming to provide necessary data and analyses for smooth pre-demolition work and successful demolition of barriers in Yantra river basin.

Mapping Barriers and Preserving Endemic Fish in Eastern Herzegovina

March 22, 2024

Mapping Barriers and Preserving Endemic Fish in Eastern Herzegovina

Identifying and mapping the barriers on the rivers and streams of Eastern Herzegovina, and assessing their impact on the migration of endangered endemic fish species.

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.

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