Drainage Webinar


November 2020 – Join us online as we invite Prof. Ken Whelan and Dr. Rosemary McCloskey to discuss drainage and water management issues and how this impacts on rivers.

During the conversation we will cover agriculture, forestry, dredging and flooding. Ken Whelan is a widely recognised expert on river ecology and fisheries management and has many years experience of river habitat restoration, fisheries biology and water quality assessment. Rosemary McCloskey (originally from Buncrana) works as a Rural SuDS officer for Stroud District Council where she is responsible for implementing natural flood management measures in agricultural catchments.

Following a presentation, there will be a Q&A. Questions can be submitted during the webinar or can be emailed in advance to inishowenriverstrust@gmail.com

This event will be held online in accordance with current Covid restrictions. The webinar will be delivered via Zoom and will last approximately one hour. Booking is essential either through Eventbrite (https://irt-drainage.eventbrite.ie) or by emailing us.

Date: Thursday 19th November 2020 @ 7.30pm-8.30pm

Where: Online via Zoom


This webinar is part of a series of workshops entitled ‘Managing Our Rivers’ supported through the Donegal County Council’s Development Fund Initiative and the Local Authority Waters Programme.

The IRT is supported by The Rivers Trust and Dept. Housing, Local Government and Heritage.

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