Discussion Platform Forest Landscape Restoration
Dear all,I am very lucky to be able…Continue
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At present, landscape governance is a new term which is being used by landscape planners and architects.But what is it? Is it yet another layer of bureaucratic policy making and planning? Or…Continue
Ecologists rule the Dutch forest. Inspired by ecological network thinking, they enthusiastically (re)construct corridors within the ecological matrix. As they recently did just outside the community of Oss, in the Southern part of the Netherlands. Here, they created an ‘artificial storm’. In other…Continue
The Dutch consider themselves as not nationalistic, not patriotic and not traditional. They are rational thinkers, not very emotional, highly modernised, connected and globalised. But this changes once a year. In wintertime, when our rural landscapes turn white, as covered with snow. When the manifold waterways, streams, creeks, lakes and rivers are frozen, they suddenly become points of attraction, because of their suitability to SKATE!
In winter time, when ice is thick enough to…Continue
With our government cutting budgets for nature conservation, conservation professionals are crying out loud for losing their jobs. But what about all the citizens who voluntarily work to maintain and restore our country’s nature?
Thousands of citizens giving their time and energy for the protection of…Continue