NORWAY: Evenstad Hunting, Predators & Cross-border Conservation

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Re-scheduled: 20th June to 27th June 2022

New dates for Nature Exchange (NET) courses in 2022.

Norway Evansted 1:  20-27th June 2022 and Evansted 2: 15th-22nd October 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 courses in 2022.

We have confirmed dates and details. We will post them here and share through our consortium. 

Course Dates: 20th to 27th June 2022

Application Deadline: TBA

Hosts: Inland Norway University, Evenstad Campus

Preparation Meeting Date:

Winter sun shines over Norwegian lake

Aims & Themes: hunting, land rights and conservation; predator management and conflicts; cross-border management and monitoring

Draft Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival to Evenstad, group meeting & expectation setting

Day 2: Introduction to Evenstad Campus, Green Energy Solutions on Campus; the Norwegian Moose Centre; lectures by Evenstad staff on grouse nest predation, monitoring grouse, wildlife management in Norway, wolf & predation in Scandinavia, conflicts with carnivores, lynx ecology; Evening walk up Tronkberget Mountain

Day 3: Guided excursions with students studying hunting, fishing and wildlife guiding

Day 4: Presentation to Student by Scottish participants on their work in Scotland; continuation of lectures from Day 2; leave for Folldal with stops to visit cabin building and wildlife conflicts; evening walk in the mountains

Day 5: Hjerkinn, wild reindeer centre, indoor and outdoor guided tours; return to Evenstad

Day 6: Elverun & the Norwegian Forest Museum, guided tour; return to Evenstad

Day 7: Visit to the Swedish border with research guide, cross border management of moose & carnivores; visit to a “wolf cluster” (moose kill site); return to Evenstad

Day 8: Evenstad & final review

Norway Evanstad

Reports from 2019 & 2018

Click here to download the full NET course list for 2020.

Click here to download the NET 5 2020 application form. (SNH staff are very welcome to email an expression of interest but they must complete their own internal HR process before submitting an application form)


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