Author Archives: Johanna

The project was presented in Vienna

Johanna participated in the 5th European River Restoration Conference held in Vienna on Spetember 11-13 (http://www.errconference.eu/index.php).The conference was organized by the European Center for River Restoration (ECRR), the Life Project RESTORE, the International River Foundation (IRF), and the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR).… Read more

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Visit by our monitor

Our monitor, Inga Racinska, from the Astrale team, visited us on August 20-21. We then got the chance to show the latest restoration work performed in Joppträskbäcken and Giertsbäcken. We also visited two streams in which we have replaced timber floating splash dams with rapids.… Read more

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Check out 360-images taken before and after restoration!

 A picture is worth a thousand words..? This may be true but they also have their limitations. We find it difficult to use regular photos to demonstrate the structural effects of stream restoration. To improve the picture /image as a demonstration tool we have chosen to show 360-images from four sites that were restored 2011-12.… Read more

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Workshop in Sorsele

On the 12th to 13th of June Vindel River LIFE arranged a workshop in Sorsele. The invited participants were machine foremen working for the project and people with restoration experiences, i.e. staffs from the County Administrative board of Västerbotten and from the counties along the river. During these two days streams that were restored during 2012, dams that were removed in 2012, and areas that were planned to be restored during 2013 were visited.… Read more

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Johanna is back from parental leave

Our projectleader Johanna, is now back after a year of parental leave with her twin girls. Do not hesitate to contact her if you have any questions!

johanna.gardestrom@emg.umu.se

+46-(0)90 786 65 61… Read more

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Project leader substitute

From February 15 Elisabet Carlborg will work 50 % as substitute for Johanna Gardeström, who now is on maternal leave.… Read more

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Happy New Year!

Vindel River LIFE wishes you all a really happy new year!… Read more

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Meetings

The project steering group and the scientific reference group both had the final meeting for 2011 on the 29th of November. The focus was on the field season of 2011. This fall’s unusual high flows delayed much of the work. We do though plan to be on schedule already after next field season since we then plan to have an extra machine working in the tributaries.… Read more

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ReNo conference in Iceland

The project leader and the project coordinator, Johanna and Christer, attended the ReNo conference (Restoring the North-Challenges and Oppertunities) in Iceland, 20-22 October 2011. Johanna gave an oral presentation, in which she gave an overview of the project, presented some completed restorations and some preliminary results. Christer also gave an oral presentation about the divisions in restoration practice.… Read more

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Vindel River LIFE in media

Vindel River LIFE has been active in media lately. Below you can watch a short story from the local news about fish finding our restored spawning areas and also listen to a longer program about us in radio P1’s Vetandets värld (“a world of knowledge”).

 

 

 

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