Johanna on radio

In a live broadcast on radio Västerbotten May 15 Johanna talked about what we are doing and results we have come up to in Vindel River LIFE.

Listen here (in swedish): http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=109&artikel=5534717Read more

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Fish market – seminar with fish migration in focus

Daniel Holmqvist, FAB and Daniel Palm, SLU attended the seminar “Fish Market” in Karlstad, May 7-8. Daniel H presented the restoration methods used in Vindel River LIFE and Daniel P talked about erosion and longevity of spawning grounds for brown trout in the restored LIFE stretches. Palm was also responsible for a workshop in spawning ground restoration where he shared experiences gained in the LIFE project.… Read more

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Daniel H and Hans attended a seminar about salmon in Mörrum

Daniel Holmqvist, FAB and Hans Lundqvist, SLU talked about their experiences in restoration work in Vindel River LIFE at a salmon seminar in Mörrum March 25. Among the participants were H.M.K. Carl XVI Gustaf and Eskil Erlandsson, Minister of Rural Affairs .

Below you can see some of the speakers from the meating: Daniel Holmqvist, Hans Lundqvist och H.M.K.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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We welcome our new post-doc Judith Sarneel

The first of February Judith Sarneel started her two year position as a post-doc in the project. Judith will be working at our demonstration sites where she is going to analyze the restoration effects on riparian vegetation compared to sites that have been restored in a more traditional way. She will also do a small study on otters reaction to the different types of restoration.… Read more

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“Nice for the fish” – new article published

In the SCA journal Your Forest nr 4 2012 there is an article about Vindel River LIFE and our work with recontructing the environment and spawning areas for fishes. Copy the link and read the article on pages 19-21: www.sca.com/Global/SCA Skog/Press och Publikationer/Din Skog/PDF/DINS1204låg.pdf… Read more

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Radio spot about brown trout spawning

Daniel Holmqvist speaks about LIFE-restoration and brown trout spawning in Radio Västerbotten.

http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=4181&artikel=5323614Read more

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Training day together with Nature school

A beautiful cold and sunny day at the end of October a training day for teachers was held in Kronlund, Hällnäs. Teachers from Vindeln and Lycksele municipalities had gathered for a day of theory and practice around running water, the Vindel river and Vindel River LIFE. Elisabet Carlborg och Daniel Holmqvist spoke about our project and Lina Polvi, researcher at Umeå university, was talking about the ecology and geomorphology of streams.… Read more

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Winter in our streams

The practical work in our streams are now finished for this year. Everything has gone fine and we look forward to next years restorations.… Read more

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Successful excursion with the reference group and our steering group

On 4 October the reference group of stakeholders and the project steering group met in Vindeln for a visit to restored areas in Hjuksån, a stream where a majority of the different restoration methods that we use in the project, are used or planned to be used; advanced restoration (Action C.1), dam removal (Action C.2), restoration of spawning areas (Action C.3) and habitat restoration (Action C.4).… Read more

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