Jac’s River Adventure: from in-person to on-line and back again

In 2020, FIRE Lab team and collaborators, produced Jac’s River Adventure (JRA) book, to share with educators a cross-disciplinary way to challenge young people to think, create and learn about their local rivers. Last year was also the year of COVID-19, which caused disruptions to everyone’s lives, including those of researchers, educators, and creatives. These […]

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Exploring your local river on Google Earth

We can learn about and visit our local rivers, but sometimes we might like to learn different things and see more of the river than we can do by visiting it locally. How can we do that?  One way is to use tools like Google Earth that project satellite imagery onto our computer screens, allowing […]

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Addressing challenges at road-river crossings

Last week, FIRE Lab hosted a one-day workshop with collaborators Maria Pregnolato (Bristol Uni), and Carlos Cabo and Pipo Roces (Swansea Uni). The focus of the workshop was on bridges, particularly those occur where roads cross over rivers (what we refer to as road-river crossings). At the workshop, we shared ideas about methods and strategies […]

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