The Society of Wetland Scientists, european Chapter, held the 12th Annual Meeting focusing on "Sustainable Management of Wetlands - Exploring New Approaches to Water Management, Biodiversity Conservation, Recovery, Pollution Control and Climate Change". This event took place shortly after the 7th EPCN Workshop + LIFE Charcos Seminar, on the 5th and 6thof May, at the same location, and included:
- Thematic sessions on:
- Paludiculture as a sustainable use of wetlands
- Ecological quality and conservation of wetlands
- River conservation: facing agriculture intensification and climate
- Wetlands and water quality
- SWS European Chapter meeting
- Renewal of the Memorandum of Cooperation between Ramsar & SWS
There was also the opportunity to visit Vascão stream (Ramsar Site), under the LIFE Saramugo Project, coordenated by LPN - Liga para a Protecção da Natureza.
Detailed information on the 12th Annual SWS European Chapter Meeting is available at this website.
12th Annual SWS European Chapter Meeting - Abstract book
Here is the report of the 12th SWS Europe Chapter Annual Meeting