Presentations of the 2018 seminar are online

International seminar: Monitoring and restoration of freshwater (mussel) Habitats
Tuesday 27th November – Thursday 29th November 2018, Clervaux, Luxembourg

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Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Session I

Taskinen J. et al.
Department of Biological and Environmental Science, University of Jyväskylä, P.O. Box 35, 40014 Univ. Jyväskylä, Finland

Decline and conservation of two Southern Finnish Margaritifera margaritifera populations

Carlevaro A. & Vicentini H.
Benthos – Büro für Gewässerökologie, Zürich  & Gewässerökologie, Zürich. Switzerland

Monitoring and restoration of Unio crassus Philipson, 1788 habitats in Switzerland – an overview

Ożgo M. et al.
Department of Evolutionary Biology, Kazimierz Wielki University, Bydgoszcz, Poland

Local conservation of freshwater mussels and the practical effects of species protection

Skujiene G.
Department of Zoology, Institute of Biosciences, Life Sciences Center, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania

Monitoring of the Thick Shelled River Mussel Unio crassus (Philipsson, 1788) in Lithuania

Daill D. & Gumpinger C.
Consultants in Aquatic Ecology and Engineering (blattfisch e.U.) – Wels, Austria

Conservation of Freshwater Pearl Mussels (Margaritifera margaritifera) in Austria – Biomonitoring in the interstitial

Denic M. et al.
Landschaftspflegeverband Passau, Fuerstenzell, Germany

Conservation status of two endangered freshwater mussel species in Bavaria, Germany: threats and management implications

Session II

Lorenz A.
Department of Aquatic Ecology, Faculty of Biology, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany

Temporal and catchment effects on the success of restoration measures in streams

Pichon C.
Parc naturel régional Périgord Limousin - la Barde 24450 La Coquille- France

Restoration of feshwater pearl mussel (Margaritifera margaritifera) habitat in Dronne river, France

Olofsson P. et al.
Environmental Assessment Section, County Administrative Board of Norrbotten, Luleå, Sweden

Restoration of Boreal Nordic Rivers – ReBorN LIFE

Schneider J. et al.
Institute of Hydrobiology, University of Technology Dresden, Germany

Every small step leads to success in detail: Three years habitat characterization for reintroduction of captive-bred juvenile freshwater pearl mussels

Schiller T. et al.
Institute of Hydrobiology, University of Technology Dresden, Germany

Evaluation of the success of captive-breeding activities in Saxon Vogtland, Germany: First monitoring of reintroduced juvenile river pearl mussels

Zając K. et al.
Institute of Nature Conservation, Polish Academy of Sciences Mickiewicza 33, 31-120 Kraków, Poland

Monitoring of Phenology and Reproductive Effort in Unio crassus

Thursday, 29 November 2018

Session III

Heumann S. et al.
natur & ëmwelt / Fondation Hëllef fir d’Natur, 5 route de Luxembourg, Kockelscheier, Luxembourg

Six years of monitoring and restoration during the LIFE Resto Unio project in the Luxemburgish Ardennes

Gallé T. et al.
Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology- ERIN Dept., Luxembourg

Evaluating pesticide pressure on freshwater mussel habitats: monitoring requirements and methodological limitations

Curley E.A.M. et al.
School of Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Investigating the Behavioural and Physiological Response of Endangered Freshwater Pearl Mussels to Stress Exposure

Pfister L. et al.
Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology., Luxembourg

On the potential for freshwater pearl mussels to serve as a stream water stable isotope recorder

Degelmann W. & Spisar O.
Bund Naturschutz Auguststraße 1, 95028 Hof, Germany & Bilvalvia, Na Klotzmance 9, CZ-78901 Zabreh, Czech Republic

Pearl mussel breeding station Hof - history and actual work

Poster Session

Mayon N.
Can genetic data be used as a decision-support tool to guide restoration of fish connectivity in salmonid streams? The example of the Sûre river catchment (Belgium, Wallonia)

Vaessen Q.
Caracterisation of Unio crassus Microhabitats in the Sûre River

Motte G.
Actions in progress for the conservation of the thick-shelled river mussel (Unio crassus) in Belgium (Life BNIP)

Pichon C.
Translocation of freshwater pearl mussels Margaritifera margaritifera before habitat rehabilitation project : feedback on the Dronne River

Sehlheim H.
15-year experience of saving the last freshwater pearl mussel population in northrhine-westfalia, Germany

Frisch M.
Water purification performances of freshwater mussels

Schloemer S.
New insights into the invertebrate fauna of beaver dams – a comparative study conducted with a vacuum sampler

  • Presentations of the 2018 seminar are online
  • Presentations of the 2018 seminar are online
  • Presentations of the 2018 seminar are online
  • Presentations of the 2018 seminar are online
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