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Introduction to Freshwater Pollution Monitoring

June 24th @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Ideal for members who manage ponds and lakes on their site(s).  Attendees will gain awareness of physical and chemical indicators of pollution events in the field.  They will be able to assess and apply standard reporting methods relating to the aesthetic quality of lake and pond water and assess and apply standard reporting methods relating to the visual assessment of lakes and ponds.

The day will start with a short classroom introduction to a range of methods for pollution monitoring and equipment used to detect pollution in freshwater.

Attendees will then apply these methods in the field.

Attendees will need to bring wellies and/or waders; buoyancy aids and suitable clothing for working outside.

For more information please contact Phil Bolton, Wildthing Wildlife Consultants Ltd, on 01304 840385 or phil@countrysidemanagement.org.uk

Fee: CMA Members £5 (to cover materials and costs), Non CMA Members £10

Closing date for bookings Friday 21st June.

Venue

Belhus Woods Country Park
Romford Road, Aveley
South Ockenden, Essex RM15 4XJ United Kingdom
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Website:
http://www.visitparks.co.uk/places/belhus-woods-country-park/