The Conference Wetlands in Agricultural Landscapes: Present State and Perspectives in Europe was held in České Budějovice on 11-16 October 2015. This conference became a forum for the exchange of scientific knowledge and practical experience regarding wetlands, their state and role in agricultural landscapes of Europe.
This event was realized within the project Protection and Sustainable Use of Wetlands in CZ that was supported from EEA grants (Programme Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services/ Environmental Monitoring and Integrated Planning Control/ Adaptation to Climate Change).The whole project is focused on protection of wetlands in the Czech Republic, identifying measures to ensure their sustainable use and raise public awareness on the importance and function of wetlands.
Scientists, managers, agricultural policy makers and executive officials, involved in the conservation, restoration and management of wetlands participated at the conference. The main topics that were addressed within the conference were, e. g.: biodivesity, paludiculture, conservation, restoration and creation of wetlands or legislation and policy.
You can find more information about the conference on the projects website