Save The River Thame has been running for nearly a year, and it is the anniversary of the pollution incident that caused the fish and dragonflies to die last year. We are holding our big seminar tomorrow morning in Aylesbury and all the people that we need will be there: at least, that’s what they’re telling me!

The AIM is to initiate the process of turning this polluted tragedy of a river back into a healthy stream filled with fish and invertebrates.

The agenda is
10:00 a.m. Welcome: The background and purpose of the project Doug Kennedy
(Initiator of Save The River Thame)
10:10 a.m. Fish in the River Dave Wales
(Local anglers)

10:20 a.m. The View from Thames Water Richard Aylard
(Director of External Affairs and Sustainability)
10:40a a.m. Ecological Status of the River Thame (Aylesbury to Thame)
Jeanette Wooster (Coordinator for the River Thame Catchment)
11:00 a.m. Coffee break
11:15 a.m. The River Thame Catchment Partnership Andrew Callander
(Project Manager, River Thame Conservation Trust)
11:30 a.m. Planning new homes in the area Andy Kirkham
(Head of Forward Plans, AVDC)
11:45 a.m. Buckinghamshire County Council’s view Karen Fisher
(Strategic Flood Management Officer)
12:00 noon: PLENARY SESSION to agree on the nature and extent of the problem.
12:45 p.m. CONCLUSION: What we are proposing to do about it.
1:00 p.m. CLOSE

If you want to come along, email me asap. Doug

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