NORA 2 Special Issue in Aquatic Conservation now Available!

NORA 2 Special Issue in Aquatic Conservation

The special issue can be accessed at onlinelibrary.wiley.com/toc/10990755/2020/30/11 In little more than six weeks the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restorationwill launch, bringing a sharp focus on ecosystem restoration and ‘mainstreaming’ it into policy and planning.  Published this week is a landmark Special …

more …NORA 2 Special Issue in Aquatic Conservation now Available!

NORA 3 Online Recording Now Live on YouTube

Photo: Bureau Waardenburg Ecology & Landscape, Floor Driessen

NORA 3 Online was an action-packed event, featuring the launch of two new reports; The European Guidelines on Biosecurity in Native Oyster Restoration and  the European Native Oyster Habitat Restoration Handbook- UK and Ireland, the launch of the NORA expert database and Native Oyster …

more …NORA 3 Online Recording Now Live on YouTube

NORA and the Native Oyster Network – UK & Ireland, launches Biosecurity Guidelines for Native Oyster Restoration

European Guidelines on Biosecurity in Native Oyster Restoration, November 2020

Native oyster restoration seeks to reverse through human activity, the damage sustained by oyster reefs over the past few centuries. This positive activity, which sees native oysters and their habitat returned to waters where they are currently absent or have …

more …NORA and the Native Oyster Network – UK & Ireland, launches Biosecurity Guidelines for Native Oyster Restoration

Native Oyster Network: UK and Ireland launch “European Native Oyster Habitat Restoration Handbook”

European Native Oyster Habitat Restoration Handbook, November 2020

The European Native Oyster Habitat Restoration Handbook- UK and Ireland is the ultimate “how to” guide to native oyster restoration in the UK and Ireland. The result of a collaborative effort across the Native Oyster Network- UK and Ireland, drawing …

more …Native Oyster Network: UK and Ireland launch “European Native Oyster Habitat Restoration Handbook”

Announcing NORA Historical Ecology Working Group Workshop

Opening of the Oyster Market Billingsgate. (Credit: Illustrated London News 1843, Credit: The British Library)

The NORA Historical Ecology Working Group will be meeting online on Monday 30th November and Tuesday 1st December 2020, from 10am-3pm CET (9am-14.00 GMT). The workshops are open to existing project partners and to new participants, who would like to bring new …

more …Announcing NORA Historical Ecology Working Group Workshop

Open Call for Collaboration on Site Selection for Native Oyster Restoration

Photo: Oscar Bos

The NORA Site Selection Working Group is seeking experts from the NORA network to participate in a project to identify and reach consensus on the factors most important in determining site selection for native oyster restoration projects in Europe. It …

more …Open Call for Collaboration on Site Selection for Native Oyster Restoration

NORA supports Pan-European Online Workshop on Native Oyster Genetics

Experts in Ostrea edulis genetics and genomics are invited to participate in a half day workshop on Thursday February 25th 2021, 10am-12.30pm CET (9am-11.30am GMT). The aim of the workshop is to provide an open environment in which specialists can present their recent results …

more …NORA supports Pan-European Online Workshop on Native Oyster Genetics

NORA Production Working Group to Develop Policy Brief Online

Photo: Oscar Bos / Wageningen Marine Research

Following the move of Aquaculture Europe 2020 in Cork to an online format next year, the NORA Production Working Group have decided to meet independently online from 10am-2pm CET on Friday Dec 4th. Please register your interest with secretariat@noraeurope.eu. The Production …

more …NORA Production Working Group to Develop Policy Brief Online

NORA Outreach Working Group Discusses Community Engagement

Alec Reid from the Galway Bay Oyster Restoration Project.

The NORA Outreach group invites you to the last online meeting before the Christmas break: Alec Reid from the Galway Bay Oyster Restoration Project will present his experience in engaging the community in oyster restoration and how to make oyster …

more …NORA Outreach Working Group Discusses Community Engagement