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2008 World Fly Fishing Champs

Conservation Symposium:
Rotorua Lakes Ecology and Restoration Programme

Event 28th FIPS-Mouche World Fly Fishing Championships Symposium:
Rotorua Lakes Ecology and Restoration Programme
Date and time

Saturday 29th March 2008
10am - 12.30pm

Venue

Hangi & Concert Room

Kingsgate Hotel

Fenton St

Rotorua

Description

New Zealand is at the cutting edge of working to clean up its lakes and rivers. The speakers are all experts in their fields and their presentations are extremely interesting.

This event is free and open to the public. It is being held as part of the 2008 World Fly Fishing Championships.

Programme

Karakia (a blessing of the meeting)

Introduction:

Symposium Chairman
John Green
Chairman Lakes Water Quality Society

Scientific Issues Surrounding the Lakes:

Dr. Brendan J. Hicks
Associate Professor, The University of Waikato

Questions and Answers

Lakes Water Quality Solutions & Actions:

Andy Bruere
Rotorua Lakes Restoration Programme Manager

Questions and Answers

A Science Perspective on Lakes Fisheries:

Dr. Brendan J. Hicks
Associate Professor, The University of Waikato

Questions and Answers

Fish & Game Perspective:

Rob Pitkethley

Regional Manager

Eastern Fish and Game Council

Questions and Answers

Recreational Water Use - A Behaviour Perspective:

Wendy Billingsley
Principal Adviser - Social Security
MAF Biosecurity New Zealand

Questions & Answers

Government Perspective

The Hon. Steve Chadwick

Minister of Conservation, MP for Rotorua

Questions & Answers

Closing:

John Green

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