Re-scheduled: 30th Aug – 6th Sept 2022 The course will be centred around Tampere University and will include a presentation from Scottish participants to Finnish students; there will be visits to conservation, commercial and urban forest a national park, either Seitseminen or Helventinjarvi National Parks.
Rescheduled 2-9th July 2022 Sustainable Farming & Food in Biodiversity & Protected Areas through Different Educational Approaches Host: Bojan Žnidaršič (VITRA Centre for Sustainable Development) Course Dates: 2-9 July 2022 Application Deadline: 2 March 2022 Preparation Meeting Date: 19 June 2022 Aims & Themes: learning about good practice in sustainable farming & food; […]
Exploring cultural heritage interpretation and management in a range of contexts; community heritage as part of community cohesion and rural development; heritage tourism.
The aim of this course is to provide people working in Scottish upland land management the opportunity to see and hear how native woodland has been responding to changes in grazing pressure in the part of Scandinavia most environmentally similar to Scotland. Participants will visit a variety of biodiverse, reforested landscapes from exposed coast to mountain top, where climate and geology are very similar to our own, and where multiple land uses such as forestry, hunting and farming, are often practised together.
Update 12th February 2022: We have new dates for NET courses in 2022. The decision of the UK government to leave the Erasmus+ programme will not affect this project. We will update participants of any new travel insurance and visa regulations. Participants from the postponed course in 2020 will be offered first choice on any rescheduled […]
The NET 5 visit to Finland will focus on different aspects of forestry and biodiversity management and education. The group will also meet with Finnish forestry students to learn about environmental education and to share their skills from Scotland.