World Fish Migration Day Announcement


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Help Migratory Fish around the World

You are invited to join World Fish Migration Day, to be held on the 21st of May 2016. 

With WFMD2016 we want to connect fish, rivers and people and to bring migratory fish into the spotlight.

Migratory fish are an important part of many riverine ecosystems around the world and are also essential for millions of communities who are dependent on these migratory fish as an important food source. With the help of organizers of local events on one global day we hope to create more global awareness and to achieve a big impact on fish migration policies, measures and management! As such, we would like to invite you to join in the celebrations by organizing an event with your organization on World Fish Migration Day 2016.

Events can be: river-cleanups, festivals, celebration on a dam/weir removal, inauguration of a fishway or a river restoration project, research activities in the field, special school programs and involving students/citizens, special trainings/workshops, etc. If you are interested you can visit our website and follow us on Facebook ( and Twitter (#WFMD2016, @fishmigration).

In 2014 over a 1000 different organizations contributed to WFMD2014 with over 270 events. We hope that this year you can also join in the celebrations. You can register your event directly on our website If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please don’t hesitate to contact Kerry Brink (

Invitation WFMD2016