One of my most recent commissions was from the Thames Estuary Partnership (TEP) to help develop and design an illustrated fish migration map of the Thames region as part of their Roadmap project with Nature at Work.
The brief of the fish migration map was to create a resource to tell the wider story of fish migration in relation to river and habitat connectivity to the general public and for educational use. The fish migration map shows fish migratory barriers on the River Thames and in the wider Thames region and maps the river network connectivity and thus the ability of fish, like the European eel, to migrate upstream.
The map also shows common barriers to migration as well as fish and aquatic habitats in relation to human development.
It was a pleasure to work on this project. Not only do I feel it is an important subject area that more people should be made aware of, but I also learnt a lot about fish migration and the barriers faced by different species.