WASS Seminar "Citizens for Nature"

Published on
February 9, 2015

Coming March 12th, the Wageningen School of Social Sciences (WASS) will host a seminar on the topic of "Citizens for Nature".

Participation may be with or without poster presentation and is free of charge, but registration is required. For the first 5 people who register, poster printing costs will be covered by the organizers! Register before March 8th at:

Additional information about the seminar is available here.

Date: Thursday March 12th, 2015

Time: 13.00-17.00 Location: Leeuwenborch room C67, Wageningen


13.00    Arrival with coffee and tea – poster rounds

13.15    Opening by PhD candidates Eira Carballo (ENP) & Thomas Mattijssen (FNP)

13.30    Dr. Christopher Raymond

(Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen)

“Engaging Citizens in Nature Using Public Participation Geographic Information Systems: Novel Methods, Recent Applications and Future Directions”

14.15    Dr. Arjen Buijs/Dr. Bas Breman

(Forest and Nature Conservation Policy, Wageningen University)

“Participatory monitoring and legitimacy in adaptive water management”

15.00    Coffee break – poster rounds

15.15    Dr. Bianca Ambrose-Oji

(Forest Research, Forestry Commission UK)

“Environmental citizenship in Britain: The nature of volunteering, collaboration, and ownership in community forestry “

16.00    Plenary discussion

16.30    Closing drinks – poster rounds

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