Siggen Seminars – Training for Members

Helping Protected Areas Adapt to Climate Change

Register for the 2020 Siggen Seminar by January 24, 2020

Bringing together Protected Area professionals to learn together, share experience and knowledge in various aspects of Protected Area management and innovate new ideas is at the heart of the EUROPARC Federation’s work.

During this two-day interactive seminar, EUROPARC and NaturAdapt teams will present a prototype of the methodology and tools developed for climate change adaptation planning in protected areas. Together, participants will discuss the opportunities to innovate as well as their needs in terms of political support to tackle the challenge of adapting to climate change in Europe’s Protected Areas.

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During the seminar, participants will: 

  • Better understand the basic concepts and ideas underlying protected area management in a changing climate;
  • Meet and exchange with experienced nature conservation professionals who will share their insights through concrete examples of protected area management planing in a changing climate;
  • contribute to the design of a draft recommendation for policy makers.

Siggen Seminar Estate © EUROPARC Federation

When?

From 23rd to 26th March 2020
Workshop on Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25/3/2020

Where?

Gut Siggen Seminar Center 23777 Heringsdorf, Germany
See how to get there below

How much does it cost?

The seminar is FREE for members of the EUROPARC Federation (meals and accommodation included). Participants  ONLY have to cover their own travel costs to and from the event. If your organisation is not a member of the EUROPARC Federation, please contact us.

Working language?

The working language during the seminar will be English.

About Siggen Seminars and the Alfred Toepfer Stiftung

Bringing together Protected Area professionals to learn together, share experience and knowledge in various aspects of Protected Area management and innovate new ideas is at the heart of the EUROPARC Federation’s work.

With the enlightened generosity of the Alfred Toepfer Stiftung F.V.S. we have access, annually to their private seminar centre at Gut Siggen in North Germany, hugging the Baltic Sea coast. Alfred Toepfer Stiftung’s founder was also one of the Federation’s founders and played an important role in its growth and development.

Siggen Seminar 2019

Read the outcomes of previous Siggen Seminars

How to get to the Siggen Seminar Center? 

The Siggen Seminar Center belongs to the Alfred Toepfer Foundation and lies on the north-eastern coast of Germany in the county of Holstein. It is a 20 minute taxi ride from the nearest train station, Oldenburg (Holst), and a five-minute bike-ride to the nearest beach.

Please contact EUROPARC with any questions you might have and download the pdf Directions to Siggen to learn how you can easily reach it by plane, train or car.