7th European Pond Conservation Network Workshop (EPCN)

1-6 May, 2017 | Gambelas Campus


The University of Algarve will host the 7th European Pond Conservation Network Workshop + LIFE Charcos Seminar and the 12th Annual SWS European Chapter Meeting, from 1 to 6 May 2017.

The 7th European Pond Conservation Network Workshop + LIFE Charcos Seminar has the global theme “Ponds in a Changing World”, with the following highlights:- LIFE Projects Networking session;- Field trips to Vila do Bispo and Sagres;- Special sessions on hydrogeology, biodiversity, challenges and experiences for conservation and management, LIFE projects experiences;- Workshops;- EPCN General Assembly.

Theme for the 12th Annual SWS European Chapter Meeting is “Sustainable wetland management - Exploring novel approaches for Water management Biodiversity conservation, Restoration, Pollution control and Climate change”, including:>> Thematic sessions on- Paludiculture as a sustainable use of wetlands;- Ecological quality and conservation of wetlands;- River conservation: facing agriculture intensification and climate;- Wetlands and water quality.>> Field trips to Odelouca dam and Vascão stream>> SWS European Chapter meeting.

More information available at: http://www.7epcnlife.untappedevents.pt

Contact: 7epcn@ualg.pt