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  • Wetland Restoration in Practice

    The main aim of this workshop was to discuss practical ways to restore wetlands of European importance, to contribute to improving site restoration effectiveness by supporting the transfer of knowledge and innovation between wetland practitioners across Europe.

    Drawing upon the experience and knowledge of participants, the workshop enabled comparison and benchmarking of approaches on wetland restoration, through the presentation of case studies from different countries around Europe (Belgium, France, Poland, Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom). In addition, it did encourage contacts between practitioners involved in wetland restoration programmes.

    Photos of the workshop, the programme and the report (French) are available at the bottom of this page. A summary in English is under preparation.

    Main outcomes:

    • Core information, essential to restore wetlands (technical aspects, export of raw material, management practices, monitoring and key indicators…)
    • Network of wetland site managers with experience in restoration
    • Dissemination of a collection of case studies of wetland restoration projects

    During the planned field trips, we visited four major Natura 2000 sites:

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