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Archive for August, 2007

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Tuesday, August 14th, 2007


Offer, Journal Urban Forestry & Urban Greening

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Conference ‘The History, Ecology and Archaeology of Medieval Parks and

17-19 September 2007, Sheffield, UK
More information about this event is available at:

Conference ‘Urban Wildspaces’

7 September 2007, Sheffield, UK
This one-day event is organised as part of the “Urban Wildscapes” project,
which is taking a fresh look at the social meanings and functions of urban
waste and wilderness spaces, and exploring approaches to designing and
managing these spaces in ways that do not detract from their essential
You can download the conference announcement and registration form from:

Conference ‘Enjoy and Protect our Forests’

17-18 October 2007, Fontainebleau, France
This conference, held at the site of the beautiful forest of Fontainebleau
in France, discusses the results of the PROGRESS project (Promotion and
Guidance for Recreation on Ecologically Sensitive Sites). The project has
explored new ways to monitor recreational use in the New Forest and
Fontainebleau Forest. The project team have also been investigating the
impact recreation has on nature, and ways in which to ease the pressure.
Download the conference announcement at:

Conference ‘Landscape Ecology and Forest Management: Challenges and

16-18 September 2008 (with subsequent field trip), Chengdu, China
The Landscape Ecology working party of IUFRO will hold its next, major
conference in Chengdu, China. The conference will be followed by an
exciting 3-day field trip to Western Sichuan. IUFRO’s urban forestry
research group is a co-sponsor of the meeting. It will organise a
session/symposium titled ‘ Urban forest landscapes in the context of
developing countries and rapid urbanization’.
For more details and a first conference announcement, please visit the
conference webpage at:



International course, “Communication for urbanised forestry and green-space

Noedebo, Denmark, 26-30 November 2007
This is the second edition of this course, meant for urban woodland and
green space planners and managers. Innovative approaches within media
relations, marketing, lobbying and public involvement will be discussed.
Registration is open until 15 September 2007.
For further information, visit