Call for Short Term Scientific Missions on NWFPs

The 3rd call for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSMs) under COST Action FP1203: European Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFPs) Network is open is open until the 26th of September 2014. It is a great opportunity for young forest researchers interested in non-wood forest products to improve their knowledge by using this interesting COST tool. For more detial please read the Call text: 3rd Call for Short Term Scientific Missions

Call for Training School on Modelling NWFPs

A Call for the Training School on Modelling Non-Wood Forest Products under COST Action FP1203: European NWFPs Network is open. This Training School is going to be held in El Escorial (Madrid, Spain) between 29th of September and 3rd of October 2014. Candidates are invited to submit their applications until the 14 th of August 2014.

For application details including financial Support and application process please visit the website of the European non-wood forest products (NWFPs) network and read the full text: Training School Call.

Climate change at the interface between marine and terrestrial ecosystems

David Klein
Emeritus Professor of Wildlife Ecology, David R. Klein, from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA, will be presenting a seminar about “Climate change influences at the interface between marine and terrestrial ecosystems: Nesting birds and two fox species” today at the Forestry Auditorium from the Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Lisbon, Portugal

Drought and Water Scarcity in Europe

Henry Van Lanen
Prof. Henny van Langen from the Wageningen UR (University & Research centre), the Netherlands, will be presenting a seminar about “Drought and Water Scarcity in Europe, with focus on the Mediterranean” today at the Forestry Auditorium from the Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Lisbon, Portugal

Mangroves make a virtue of necessity

Elizabeth Robert
Elisabeth Robert from the Laboratory of Plant Biology and Nature Management, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium, will be presenting a seminar about “Mangroves make a virtue of necessity. The vascular factor in the ecological success of Avicennia trees for survival in the precarious conditions of the mangrove forest” on the 13th of March at the Forestry Auditorium from the Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Lisbon, Portugal

Lesser Kestrels Conservation

Ines Catry

Inês Catry  from CEABN, a research centre within the Institute of Agronomy, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal, will be presenting a seminar about “Determining the effectiveness of conservation measures: a case study with lesser kestrels” on the 20th of February at the Forestry Auditorium from the Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Lisbon, Portugal