European Wilderness Society

11 Meetings in 3 countries: Busy weeks before christmas

While everyone is slowing getting into the Christmas feeling, the European Wilderness Society team has scheduled many meetings at the end of a busy year 2017.

  • 21 – 24 November the European Wilderness Society team met in the Biosphere reserve Lungau and held its quarterly team meeting.
  • On 25 November several of our team met with deputy Director of the Hohe Tauern Wilderness in Mittersill.
  • Also on 25 November our Chairman attended the Salzburg Conference on Sustainable Tourism.
  • On 29 November we visited Dosenmoor in Schleswig-Holstein.11
  • Between 2 -4 December, we are participating on the Island Vilm in the Workshop of the European Beech Forest Network and present our new European Beech Forest Quality Standard.
  • On 5 December, we are meeting with the Director of the Nationalpark Jasmund and Nationalpark Vorpommersche Boddenlandschaft.
  • On 6 December we are meeting the Director of the Nationalpark Müritz.
  • On 8 December we are meeting with the Director of the Nature Reserve Königsbrücker Heide to get an update on his efforts toward an IUCN 1b certification.
  • Also on 8 December, we are participating in a workshop of the Slovak Nature Conservancy on Wilderness in Slovakia.
  • on 12 December we are meeting in Vienna with the Sustainable Working Group of the Carpathians.
  • On 13 December, we are meeting our colleagues from Ukraine in Vienna.

And then we are stopping for a few days and go hiking in one of our favourite wild areas in Europe: The High Tatras…



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