Category Archives: Net Destinations

A complete list of training opportunities for 2018
Southern Slovakia – Maintaining Vernacular Architecture in a Village Museum 9th to 15th May 2019
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Southern Slovakia – Maintaining Vernacular Architecture in a Village Museum 9th to 15th May 2019

Lišov Museum is a newly set up rural museum which aims to celebrate culture history and to provide a stimulant to local development. The area has a rich heritage of historical and archaeological sites and the museum works on a range of building and craft techniques as part of their education and outreach activities

Wildlife & Landscapes of NE Slovakia – 25th May to 1st June 2019
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Wildlife & Landscapes of NE Slovakia – 25th May to 1st June 2019

The richness and diversity of Eastern Slovakia’s wildlife – Slovakia contains two EU biogeographical zones – Alpine and Pannonian. There are many semi-natural forests and grasslands and the diversity of landscapes from the Carpathian beech forests of Poloniny to the coniferous forests of the High Tatras and the karst plateaux of Slovensky Kras. These areas support a large number of endemic species with a striking abundance of wildflowers and insects.

Wildlife Carnivore & Human Management in Norway late May to early June 2019
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Wildlife Carnivore & Human Management in Norway late May to early June 2019

Feedback from Nathan Berrie, NET4: “One fundamental difference
between Norwegians and many Scots is the social
and cultural significance of nature. Throughout our
time in Norway it became apparent that most
Norwegians have spent much of their life outdoors
from a young age. it is through these early life interactions
with nature that Norwegians are creating
generations of environmental stewards. From our
experience in Norway it became clear that nature
was a normal part of being a Norwegian citizen and
as a result their approach to outdoor enjoyment is
arguably more sustainable than in Scotland.

Local Crafts & Vernacular Building Techniques as Core Elements of Sustainable Rural Communities – CYPRUS 23rd – 30th September 2017
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Local Crafts & Vernacular Building Techniques as Core Elements of Sustainable Rural Communities – CYPRUS 23rd – 30th September 2017

The aim of this structured visit is to provide people living and working in Scotland with the opportunity to see and experience how communities and craftspeople in rural Cyprus are maintaining and developing traditional skills such as pottery, jewellery making, building techniques as part of a vibrant and sustainable local economy.

Sustainability and a Sense of Place, Cyprus  14th -21st September 2017
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Sustainability and a Sense of Place, Cyprus 14th -21st September 2017

Structured Adult Education Staff Courses – Kato Drys Community Council 14th -21st September 2017 Cyprus – Sustainability & Sense of Place Introduction The ancestors of Panayiota, Nikos, Demitri and Evanthia, in their mountain village of Kato Drys in the south eastern spur of the Troodos mountains, were peasant farmers. They grew olives, almonds, carobs, tomatoes, […]

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