POLAND: coastal zone management from pure engineering to pure nature

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Update 13th January 2021: We are working with hosts to determine possible dates for NET courses in 2021 as soon as COVID conditions allow for travel. The decision of the UK government to leave the Erasmus+ programme will not affect those projects with a signed contract. We will update participants on any new travel insurance and visa regulations.

Participants from the postponed course in 2020 will be offered first choice on any rescheduled courses in 2021.

As soon as we have confirmed dates and details we will post them here and share through our consortium. The proposed course for 2020 is provided below for information. 2021 course content may change slightly due to COVID regulations.

Host: Kazimierz Rabski (Society for the Coast EUCC)

Course Dates: 31 May to 7 June 2020

Application Deadline: 2nd March 2020

Preparation Meeting Date: 14 May 2020

Aims & Themes: coastal zone management including planning, erosion and accumulation; managing coastal protected areas and Natura 2000 sites; tourism versus nature on the coast.

1. Responsibilities of coastal zone management. 2. National Parks management in various types of coasts. 3. Management planning. 4. Technical aspects of coastal zone management. 5.Natura 2000 in coastal areas. 6.Threats and challenges.

1.Selected aspects of coastal zone management. 2. Various types of soft coasts administration and relations to nature values. 3. Tourism versus nature. 4.Erosion and accumulation in the light of management. 5. “Natura 2000” on Polish coast of Baltic Sea

Draft Itinerary:

Route: Gdańsk – Łeba – Jarosławiec – Trzęsacz – Niechorze – Międzyzdroje – Świnoujście – Szczecin – Gdańsk

Organisations: Maritime Offices in Gdynia and Szczecin, Słowiński and Woliński National Park administrations, Society for The Coast (NGO), individual experts.

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Reports from 2019 & 2018 film and earlier.

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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