Save the Date – Monitoring Guidelines Consultation Launch

Break out group at the Monitoring Workshop at the University of Portsmouth in December 2019.

The NORA Monitoring Working Group has been working with the Native Oyster Network UK and Ireland to develop guidelines for monitoring European native oyster restoration projects. With common metrics, it is hoped that lessons can be more effectively learned across …

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NORA Genetics Workshop Summary

NORA was delighted to welcome 65 experts and interested participants to the online NORA Genetics Workshop on 25th February 2021. The workshop was chaired by Pierre Boudry of Ifremer and an overview of current and planned research on Ostrea edulis of relevance to …

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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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Aquaculture Europe 2020: Abstract deadline extended

Announcing a Session titled Shellfish Restoration and Conservation at the upcoming Aquaculture Europe 2020 in Cork, Ireland (Sept 29th – Oct 2nd). Abstracts due via www.aquaeas.eu, and the submission deadline is June 1st, 2020.   “Shellfish (oysters, clams, mussels) have seen a decline in population numbers providing incentive …

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NORA 3rd conference: Save the date and call for abstracts

Photo: Bureau Waardenburg Ecology & Landscape, Floor Driessen

The Dutch partners and NORA Secretariat are glad to announce that “NORA Moving Forward” will take place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands from 3 to 5 November 2020. The conference will include plenary sessions, speed presentations, working group meetings and PhD sessions. And excursion to Yerseke, the Dutch centre for …

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NORA and UK-Ireland Native Oyster Network develop Best Practice guidelines for biosecurity in European oyster restoration projects

Workshop report NORA and UK-Ireland Native Oyster Network co-hosted a workshop on Biosecurity in Oyster Restoration at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh in January 2020. The aims of the workshop was to discuss and agree recommended biosecurity protocols relating to oyster restoration …

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ICSR 2020 in Nelson Bay, Australia

The 20th International Conference on Shellfish Restoration (ICSR) will be held from 17-20 March 2020 in beautiful Nelson Bay, New South Wales, Australia. Call for Abstracts to be presented at the 2020 International Conference on Shellfish Restoration closes 5pm Australian ESDT Friday …

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Upcoming European Native Oyster Biosecurity Workshop

The aim of the workshop is to agree and draft Europe-wide recommendations for biosecurity in European native oyster restoration. NORA is pleased to announce a European Native Oyster Biosecurity Workshop to be co-hosted with The Native Oyster Network- UK & Ireland (NON) at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh …

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Ostrea session at Aquaculture conference 2019 in New Orleans

This question is the focal point of an Ostrea spp. session to be held on Monday 11th March 2019 at AQUACULTURE 2019 in New Orleans, USA. Speakers will be sharing their experiences and research in Ostrea spp. restoration both within Europe and Worldwide, with the hope to open up some discussion …

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