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International Conference on Managing Protected Areas under Climate Change 24-26 September 2012 in Dresden/Germany

Monday, 24 September 2012
  • Date 24/09/2012 to 26/09/2012
  • Place Dresden
  • Country Germany
  • Organisation Europarc deutschland e.v.

 Climate Change and anthropogenic activities are challenging European habitats and their management.Especially protected areas are confronted with the pressing need to monitor changes, adapt management strategies and consider flexible responses to future developments.

The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers, conservation managers and decision-makers in the field of nature conservation.It provides a platform for dialogue to develop a better understanding of the complex impacts of climate change on biodiversity on local level and the means to adapt management in protected areas accordingly.

We anticipate 150 international participants to enjoy two days of technical sessions, workshops, poster exhibits and social activities, and one day of excursions.

Topics:

  • Monitoring and modelling of climate-induced impacts
  • Assessing sensitivity to climate change
  • Actual and future management practices
  • Awareness raising and stakeholder involvement
  • Legal aspects and policy recommendations

One of the conference aims is to found the association "Climate Change and Protected Areas". This association should serve as a sustainable network for transdisciplinary exchange of experts in this field.

For further information, please click on the following link: http://www.habit-change.eu/index.php?id=200