Symposium on Science & Stewardship to Protect & Sustain Wilderness Values

 

S&SS Theme B: Wilderness InEurope: Re-Importing The Wilderness Concept and

S&SS Theme L:  Wilderness Entrepreneurship

Program Coordinators – Alan Watson, Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute (awatson@fs.fed.us), Steve Carver, University of Leeds (s.j.carver@leeds.ac.uk), and Zdenka Krenova, Czech Academy of Sciences (zd.krevnova@gmail.com).

WILD10 Program Goal – Provide a Forum for Stewards, Scientists, Advocates and Students to build networks and present successful programs, scientific findings, challenges and creative approaches for protecting or restoring wilderness character.  Hosted jointly by the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute,GlobalChangeResearchCenter of the Czech Academy of Sciences, the Wildland Research Institute of theUniversity ofLeeds, and The WILD Foundation.

 

Session Time Key

A is      9:30 AM to 11:10 AM
B is     11:30 AM to 1:10 PM
C is      3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
D is      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

 

S&SS Theme B: Wilderness InEurope: Re-Importing The Wilderness Concept

B-1       Pan Parks European Wilderness Days: A Civil Society For Enhancing The Protection Of Europe’s Wilderness: Training Of A Future Generation
Scheduled For: Tuesday, Session D– Auditorio

B-2      Pan Parks European Wilderness Days: Best Practice Examples Of European Areas Managing
Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session A – Sala Menor

B-3     PanParks, WWFSpain& WWF European Policy Office, European Wilderness Days: Legal Protection of Europe’s Wilderness
Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session B – Sala Menor

B-4      Rewilding InEurope– Session C
Scheduled For: Thursday, Session A– Aula 2.5

B-5      Seeking Wilderness InGermany: The Provision Of Wilderness Values In Germany And The Framework Of The National Strategy On Biological Diversity
Scheduled For: Thursday, Session B – Aula 2.4

B-6      Developing Policy On Wilderness In Europe
Scheduled For: Thursday, Session D– Aula 2.3

S&SS Theme L:  Wilderness Entrepreneurship

L-1       Pan Parks European Wilderness Days: Businesses For Wilderness (Tourism Companies) Or Presenting The European Wilderness Funding Program
Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session D – Sala Menor

 

S&SS B-1:  PAN Parks European Wilderness Days: A civil society for enhancing the protection of Europe’s wilderness: training of a future generation

Scheduled For: Tuesday, Session D– Auditorio

Theme: Wilderness inEurope: Re-importing the Wilderness Concept

Moderator—Zoltan Kun, PAN Parks

Introductions
Zoltan Kun, PAN Parks

The spruce bark beetle in Šumava NP: a precedent case of EU wilderness protection – the role of NGOs and the public
Jaromir Bláha, Hnutí Duha – Friends of the Earth Czech Republic

Enhancing wilderness protection in Ticha Valley,Tatra National Park
Erik Balaz, VLK

The Million Project
Vlado Vancura, PAN Parks

Protecting wilderness in theAlpsand the Carpathians
Michael Zika, WWF Austria

 

S&SS B-2: PAN PARKS EUROPEAN WILDERNESS DAYS: BEST PRACTICE EXAMPLES OF EUROPEAN AREAS MANAGING

Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session A – Sala Menor

Theme: Wilderness in Europe: Re-importing the Wilderness Concept

Moderator—Max Rossberg, PAN Parks Foundation

The Definition of Wilderness: Pushing True Wilderness into the Frontline!
Mark Fisher, Wildland Research Institute (United Kingdom) 

Wilderness guidance document for Natura 2000 site managers
Vlado Vancura, PAN Parks Foundation (Slovakia)

Europe’s Wilderness Days
PAN Parks Foundation at WILD10 inSalamanca

Transboundary Cooperation for Enhancing Wilderness Protection
Matt Hovi, Metsahallitus (Finland)

Tranforming Alpine Forests into Wilderness
Erich Mayfhofer, Kalkalpen National Park (Austria)

Interactive Q&A Session 

 

S&SS B-3: PAN PARKS, WWF SPAIN & WWF EUROPEAN POLICY OFFICE, EUROPEAN WILDERNESS DAYS: LEGAL PROTECTION OFEUROPE’S WILDERNESS

Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session B – Sala Menor

Theme: Wilderness inEurope: Re-importing the Wilderness Concept

Moderator—Zoltan Kun, PAN Parks

Introductions
Zoltan Kun, PAN Parks

Wilderness and the Nature Directives
Luis Suarez

Wilderness law book project
Zoltan Kun, PAN Parks

Wilderness in the context of the EU Biodiversity Strategy
Ctibor Kocman

How to improve the legal protection of Wilderness
Toby Aykroyd


S&SS B-4: REWILDING INEUROPE III

Scheduled For: Thursday, Session A– Aula 2.5

Theme: Wilderness inEurope: Re-importing the Wilderness Concept

Moderator—Steve Carver, The Wildland Research Institute, University of Leeds

Rewilding the Scottish Highlands: a taxonomy of wild land discourses
Holly Deary, University of St Andrews
Charles Warren, University of St Andrews|
Rob McMorran, University of Highlands and Islands

Rewilding in Spain: where is it possible and why is it interesting? An analysis from the point of view of a protected area manager
Jordi Palau, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Iberian Lynx Ex-situ Conservation Programme – Pre-release training protocol
Antonio Riva, “El Acebuche” Iberian Lynx Breeding Centre, Doñana National Park
Maria José Pérez, “La Olivilla” Iberian Lynx Breeding Centre. Consejería de Agricultura Rodrigo Serra, Centro Nacional de Reproduçâo de Lince Ibérico. Instituto da Conservação da Natureza e das Florestas
Victoria Asensio, Zarza de Granadilla Iberian Lynx Breeding Centre
Íñigo Sánchez, Zoobotánico de Jerez de la Frontera
Francisco Viallespesa, “El Acebuche” Iberian Lynx Breeding Centre, Doñana National Park

The Wild Nephin Project: defining and setting aside wilderness in a modified landscape
Bill Murphy, Recreation, Environment and Public Goods, Wicklow (Ireland)

Wild Cattle – Wilder Landscape
Gareth Browning, Wild Ennerdale

 

S&SS B-5: SEEKING WILDERNESS INGERMANY: THE PROVISION OF WILDERNESS VALUES INGERMANYAND THE FRAMEWORK OF THE NATIONAL STRATEGY ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

Scheduled For: Thursday, Session B – Aula 2.4

Theme: Wilderness inEurope: Re-importing the Wilderness Concept

Moderator—Peter Finck, German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation / Bundesamt für Naturschutz

Wilderness in Germany– Introduction and national strategies
Peter Finck, German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation / Bundesamt für Naturschutz
Manfred Klein, German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation / Bundesamt für Naturschutz

Operationalization of the Wilderness targets of the German NSBD
Albert Reif, University of Freiburg / Universität Freiburg

Wilderness potentials on former military areas inGermany– the example of Brandenburg  Wilderness Foundation
Hans-Joachim Mader, Brandenburg Wilderness Foundation / Stiftung  Naturlandschaften Brandenburg

Beech forests as UNESCO World Heritage Areas in Germany
Karl Friedrich Sinner, EUROPARC Deutschland

The return of wolves and other large wild mammals to Germany
Ilka Reinhardt, Wildbiologisches Büro LUPUS
Coralie Herbst, Institute of Terrestrial and Aquatic Wildlife Research, Hannover
Jörg Tillmann, Institute of Terrestrial and Aquatic Wildlife Research, Hannover

 

S&SS B-6: DEVELOPING POLICY ON WILDERNESS INEUROPE

Scheduled For: Thursday, Session D– Aula 2.3

Theme: Wilderness inEurope: Re-importing the Wilderness Concept

Moderator — Miguel Lizana Avia, University of Salamanca

Non-intervention management in the “Wilderness Dürrenstein“ (Austria)
Sabine Fischer, Wilderness Dürrenstein

European wilderness as revealed by strict protection in nature conservation and forest legislation
Mark Fisher, The Wildland Research Institute, University of Leeds
Steve Carver, The Wildland Research Institute, University of Leeds

The call of the Scottish Wilds – an overview of the implications of recent research and policy inScotlandfor wild land management
Robert McMorran, Perth College
Steve Carver, The Wildland Research Institute, University of Leeds

A map for Europe: mapping wilderness quality at the continental scale
Michel van Eupen, The Wildland Research Institute, University of Leeds
Steve Carver, The Wildland Research Institute, University of Leeds
Loek Kuiters, The Wildland Research Institute, University of Leeds

Discussion
Miguel Lizana Avia, University of Salamanca

 

S&SS L-1:   PAN PARKS EUROPEAN WILDERNESS DAYS: BUSINESSES FOR  WILDERNESS (TOURISM COMPANIES) OR PRESENTING THE EUROPEAN WILDERNESS FUNDING PROGRAM

Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session D – Sala Menor

Theme: Wilderness entrepreneurship

Moderator—Zoltan Kun, PAN Parks

Introductions
Zoltan Kun, PAN Parks

Wilderness well-being programme in Oulanka
Keijo Salenius, Basecamp Oulanka

Walk for Wilderness – Pro-bono partnership for wilderness
Max Rossberg, PAN Parks Foundation Austria

Tour Operators for Wilderness
Gert Nieuwboer, SNP

Innovating in the tourism sector for wilderness
Janos Pereczes, Travel2Wild