Collaboration event with Sagano High school students and LRP was held on Aug 4th. Sagano High school students presented their environmental activities during their stay in Florida. We have been collaborating for three years through the events with the school but we could not do it last March due to the COVID-19 effect. Finally, we could meet up online and enjoy the interaction in English.
Collaborative Nature Restoration activities have been conducted in various rivers. Shin-Oomiya River had an issue that Ayu fish could hardly run upstream due to the flow pass didn’t go through fishways. Then local residents, researchers, students, and local government staff started restoration with their handwork. Results of bioassessments showed Ayu fish running up fishways.
JAPAN-KOREA RURAL PLANNING SEMINAR 2019 “Rural Revitalization and Environmental Conservation” was held from October 18 to 20 in Otsu city, Shiga prefecture. Prof. Saizen, Assist. Prof. Asano, Dr Tokito and Ms Matsumoto (D3) attended this seminar.
また韓国農村計画学会からは，以前にLRPに所属していたDae-Sik Kim教授（Chungnam National University）とSeung-Jong Bae教授（Seoul National University）も参加し，お互いの近況を共有するとともに，今後の農村計画学の展開について充実した議論を交わしました。
本国際セミナーでは以下の研究を発表しました。 Satoshi Asano, Yoshitoshi Uehara, Takuya Ishida, Tohru Ikeya and Noboru Okuda
“Impacts of Eco-friendly Agriculture on Species Richness and Community Structure of Aquatic Organisms”
Shigeo Yachi, Satoshi Asano, Tohru Ikeya, Hiroyuki Ishibashi, Takuya Ishida, Yoshitoshi Uehara, Kenichi Wakita and Noboru Okuda
“Diversity of Community Revitalization Process and its Relation with Biodiversity in the Yasu-River Sub-Watershed”
“Bioassessment at Inaccessible Areas with Unmanned Aerial System -Case Studies of Frog Spawns and Unbeknown Habitats of Butterfly-”
Minori Tokito, Satoshi Asano and Izuru Saizen
“Regional Differences of Land-use Effects on River-water Quality -Case Study of Yura River Watershed, Japan-”
LRPでは10月より新たに1名の修士学生Alfinくん（Double Degree Student）を迎え，新体制での新学期がスタートしました。
This fall semester, we welcomed a new master course student (Double Degree student), Mr. Alfin Murtadho from IPB University (Bogor Agricultural University), Indonesia.
We had a welcome and farewell party on September 25th.
The new comer is Dr Satoshi Asano who is newly assigned to Assistant professor of our labratory. And we celebrated the graduation of Richa, Sonam, Ni, Yuri and Hara-kun. We wish you all the best in the new chapter of your life!!