Online seminar


Online seminar 

Recreational angling effort and engagement in the digital age

2022 September 26, 9.30:12:00 (Lithuania time, UTC+2)


Please join us for an online seminar on digital methods for recreational angling effort assessment and engagement, with examples from Lithuania, Czech Republic and other countries. The seminar is a part of a “Sustainable inland fisheries” project, conducted by Nature Research Centre in Lithuania. 


9.30      Asta Audzijonyte (Nature Research Centre): Introduction and welcome

9.40      Robertas Urbanavičius (Thrust, Lithuania): Assessing recreational angling effort using fixed wing drones and machine learning

10.05   Jan Kubečka (Institute of Hydrobiology, Biology Centre, CAS, Czech Republic): Managing recreational fishing in Lipno Water Reservoir through angler engagement and partial closures. 


10.30   Break and discussion 


10.50   Asta Audzijonyte: Assessing recreational fishing effort through space and time using data from smart phone applications (including contributed examples from angler engagement programs in Denmark).

11.15   Catarina Silva (Nature Research Centre): Angler and social media data for artificial intelligence models of fish species and size identification. 

11.40   Discussion and closing comments 


If you would like to attend, please register by September 24 by filling this short form, so we can send you a zoom link (for security reasons only registered participants will be able to attend). The seminar will also be live streamed to the Sustainable inland fisheries project YouTube channel and will also be available there for later viewing. 


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