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International event on the management of protected areas

Feb 09, 2006 / alpMedia
The Third International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitor Flows in Recreational and Protected Areas is to be held in Rapperswil/CH from September 13th to 17th.
Besides the management of visitor flows and monitoring methods the emphasis will also be on the economic, social and ecological impact of leisure and nature tourism. The Conference is also to provide an opportunity for discussions on the causes of leisure mobility, visitor/user conflicts, sustainability studies, park tourism and reducing poverty.
Besides three days of symposia with paper presentations, discussions, workshops and poster exhibitions the programme also includes two days of excursions to the Swiss National Park and the Sihlwald forest reserve. The Conference, which is to be held in English, is aimed at scientists and managers. The deadline for registration is the end of July.
Information and registration: (en)