Program

Wednesday, May 16th

9h00 COFFEE
10h00 WELCOMING ADDRESS
10h30 SESSION 1: MIGRATORY SALMONIDS IN THE ENGLISH CHANNEL
 

State of populations of large migratory salmonids in the world and in Europe

Dr Etienne RIVOT – Groupe de Travail pour la gestion du Saumon Atlantique du Conseil International pour l’Exploration de la Mer (CIEM)

 

Channel Manche, refuge for the migratory fish ?

Dr Arnaud RICHARD – Agence Française pour la Biodiversité

M. Dylan ROBERTS – Project Manager – Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

11h40 SESSION 2: KNOWLEDGE IMPROVEMENT NEEDS
 

The juvenile ecophase of migratory salmonids: characteristics, interspecific differences and evolution in the face of global change

Dr Jean-Luc BAGLINIERE – Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique

 

The life of smolts in the estuary, a sensitive phase under pressure

Dr Andy MOORE – Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science

 

Life at sea, the big unknowns

Dr Ken WHELAN – Atlantic Salmon Trust

12h40 DISCUSSION
13h00 LUNCH
14h15

MOVIE ON THE ESTUARY OF THE SEINE

Agence de l’Eau Seine-Normandie

 14h45

SESSION 3: ROUNDTABLE : APPLICATION OF MANAGEMENT IN FRANCE AND THE UNITED KINGDOM

Mme Sylvie DETOC – Agence de l’Eau Loire-Bretagne – Délégation Armorique

M. Lawrence TALKS – Environment Agency

M. Jean-Paul DORON – Fédération Nationale de la Pêche en France

M. Olivier FAURIEL – Agence Française pour la Biodiversité – Direction interrégionale Hauts-de-France Normandie

M. Marc-Adrien MARCELLIER – North Atlantic Salmon Fund

Other speaker being confirmed

16h15 DISCUSSION
16h45 BREAK
17h00

OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF THE SAMARCH PROGRAM

Mr Dylan ROBERTS – Project Manager – Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Dr Marie NEVOUX – Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique

17h20 DISCUSSION
 17h45 END
18h PROJECTION DU FILM ATLANTIC SALMON – LOST AT SEA

Thursday, May 17th

8h15 WELCOME
8h45

OPENING OF THE DAY

Mr Jean-Yves MOELO – Bretagne Grands Migrateurs

9h00 SESSION 4: SEA TROUT, UNKNOWN SPECIES AND COMPLEX MANAGEMENT
 

Sea trout, a complex management

Dr Laurent BEAULATON – Agence Française pour la Biodiversité

 

Marine migration and mortality rates of sea trout smolts in estuaries

Dr Céline ARTERO – Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

 

Seascape, migration patterns and genetic structure of sea trout

Dr Sophie LAUNEY – Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique

10h00 DISCUSSION
10h20 COFFEE BREAK
10h40 SESSION 5: ATLANTIC SALMON, A FRAGILE SPECIES
 

Salmon fishing from yesterday to today: a socio-historical reading of management issues

Dr Olivier THOMAS – Université de Paris Nanterre

 

Definition of new conservation limits for salmon populations in Brittany

Dr Etienne PREVOST – Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique

 

Influence of climate change on salmon populations

Dr Stephen GREGORY – Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

11h40 DISCUSSION
12h00 LUNCH
13h30

MOVIE “RIVIÈRES VIVANTES DE NORMANDIE”

Agence de l’Eau Seine-Normandie

14h00

SESSION 6: ROUNDTABLE : LOCAL POLICIES, WORK AND MANAGEMENT MEASURES FOR MIGRATORY FISH

M. Mike WILLIAMS – Environment Agency

M. Rémy BRUN – Direction Départementale des Territoires et de la Mer de la Manche

M. Frédéric CHAUVEL – Agence de l’Eau Seine-Normandie – Direction Territoriale et maritime des bocages normands

M. Jean-François JEANDET – Fédération des Côtes-d’Armor pour la Pêche et la Protection du Milieu Aquatique

M. Régis LEYMARIE – Conservatoire du littoral

15h30 DISCUSSION
16h00 BREAK
16h20

FORUM CONCLUSION

Dr Marie NEVOUX – Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique

Mr Dylan ROBERTS – Project Manager – Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

16h30

SPEECH OF A “GRAND TEMOIN”

Mrs Isabelle Autissier – yachtswoman, Chairwoman of WWF France

17h15 END

Friday, May 18th

8h30-12H30

FIELD VISITS –

Guided tour of the Selune Valley and the largest dam removal project in Europe !