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"As the archetypal amateur entomologist the FBA have been key to my quest for knowledge on this lifelong journey. An organisation of dedicated enthusiastic professional experts who are always willing to help in all aspects of freshwater ecology. In my own humble opinion one of the UK`s best kept secrets" - Stuart M Crofts

Latest News

Join us at the 91st AGM

Posted on 10/15/2021
The 91st Annual General Meeting of the FBA will take place on 26th October 2021

A Partnership with Yorkshire Water and the North York Moors National Park Authority

Posted on 8/5/2021
FBA Partners with Yorkshire Water and the North York Moors National Park Authority

SEFS12 Success!

Posted on 8/3/2021
The 12th Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences was a resounding online success!

A Big Move for the FBA

Posted on 6/30/2021
The FBA moves its operations to YMCA Lakeside on the western shore of Windermere

The Freshwater Biological Association Appoints Simon Johnson as New Executive Director

Posted on 5/24/2021
New Executive Director Announcement

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