Keynote Speakers for NORA 3 Online Confirmed

Pierre Boudry, Ifremer; Anne Birch and Laura Geselbracht, The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

The NORA 3 Online organising committee are delighted to announce the conference Keynote Speakers: Pierre Boudry, Anne Birch and Laura Geselbracht. Pierre Boudry is Head of the Research Unit Functional Physiology of Marine Organisms at the French Research Institute for …

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Biodiversity of North Sea native oyster reefs: notes from the Netherlands

© Joost Bergsma, Bureau Waardenburg

Historical records of native oyster associated biodiversity in the North Sea Historical maps assembled by the Norwegian-British fishery scientist Ole Olsen1 and published in 1883, show that in the 19th century shellfish reefs, formed by the shells of live and dead native …

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NORA Outreach Working Group Shares Experiences in Developing Information Boards

Sharing information via information boards or posters can be an effective way of communicating with a broad audience. (Photo: NORA 2 conference)

The NORA Outreach Working Group invites you to join them for their third bimonthly meeting, the first after the summer break, in which experts from the UK and Germany will share their experience in developing information boards on the seafront. …

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Open consultation of the draft NORA/UK-Ireland NON “European Guidelines on Biosecurity in Native Oyster Restoration”

NORA are delighted to invite experts to participate in the consultation on the draft European Guidelines on Biosecurity in Native Oyster Restoration. The NORA Biosecurity Working Group and the UK- Ireland Native Oyster Network have been working to provide new …

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NORA Outreach: Online question and answer session with Dr. Ian McLeod

Dr Ian McLeod, James Cook University

The NORA Outreach Working Group is delighted to announce a Question and Answer session with the marine habitat restoration communications expert Dr Ian McLeod, as part of the second bimonthly Outreach Working Group meeting taking place at 10am (CET) on Tuesday June …

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Open call: Seeking collaborators to develop the historical ecology of the European native oyster

Historical sketchs of wild oyster fisheries at Cockenzie, Scotland and spatting ponds in France from Bertram 1865.

The NORA Historical Ecology Working Group announces a call for collaborators to pull together data from scattered archives, historical news reports, naturalists reports and other sources from across the native range of the species. Expressions of interest are sought for …

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NORA Production Working Group to meet at Aquaculture Europe (2020) 2021

Large-scale micro-algae culture at a shellfish hatchery. Photo: Oscar Bos

Following the postponement of Aquaculture Europe 2020 in Cork, we have also updated our call for participants in the NORA Production Working Group meeting to take place at the conference. We invite you to join NORA for a face-to-face meeting …

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