The Austrian Nationalparks held its annual conference during the last days hosted by the Nationalpark Neusiedlersee. The main topic was Communication and connecting people and nature. Several interesting networking contacts were confirmed, especially focusing on PEGNet.
The European Wilderness Society was able to report from its recent activities and meet with several other NGOs and government organizations.
The attendance of several interested students from Austria and Germany gives us hope that nature conservation has a future in the academic world.