DETAILED PROGRAMME 34th IUGB 2019

26-30 August 2019

KEY TOPIC: Wildlife: Coexistence or Opposite?

The topics of IUGB 2019 cover modern-day themes and concepts

  1. S. Wildlife – human conflict and its mitigation (Keynote/chaired by Luigi Boitani)
    Plenary: “LCIE vision of coexistence between large carnivores and humans”

    1. SS.1. Sub-session: “Avian population dynamics in agricultural and forested landscapes (Keynote/chaired by Petras Kurlavičius)
      Plenary: “Uncommon dynamics of terrestrial common bird population over the past few decades: North European case”
  2. S. Predator-prey relationships and carnivore management (Keynote/chaired by Marion Valeix)
    Plenary: “Predator-prey relationships and carnivore management: the need to understand interspecific interaction networks”
  3. S. Wildlife and human-induced global climate change (Keynote/chaired by Anthony David Fox)
    Plenary: “Effects of climate changes on waterbird populations in Europe”

    1. SS. Sub-session: Waterfowl Harvest Management
  4. S. Genetic structure and diversity of wildlife populations (Keynote/chaired by Carles Vilà)
    Plenary: “Genetics and genomics of wolves and quails. opportunities and challenges”
  5. S. Wildlife health surveillance and man-made environmental hazards/ ecological disasters (Keynote/chaired by Ezio Ferroglio; Emmanuelle Gilot-Fromont)
    1. Plenary: Disease management in wildlife populations: why is it so complex?”
      (keynote Emmanuelle Gilot-Fromont)
    2. Plenary: “Wildlife, Vector, Pathogens and Global Changes: a Nice Poker for the One Health Approach”
      (keynote Ezio Ferroglio)
  6. S. Invasive alien species: management and attitudes (keynote/chaired by Franck Courchamp)
    1. Plenary: Invasion Biology: Specific Problems and Possible Solutions” (Franck Courchamp)
    2. Plenary: Conservation and management of native and invasive carnivores” (Christopher Dickman)
  7. S. Wildlife habitat management and behavioural ecology (Keynote/chaired by Peter Busher)
    Plenary: “Understanding wildlife behaviour as a mechanism for management solutions: What can we learn from a long-term study of an unexploited beaver population?”

    1. SS.1. Sub-session: Estimating wildlife populations: methodology issues
    2. SS.1. Sub-session: Wildlife corridors and connectivity (Chaired by Claude Fisher)

WORKSHOPS:

  1. Workshop 1W: “Towards Sustainable Management of Wild Boar Populations: facing ASF in Europe”
    (Chaired by Joaquin Vicente Baños),
    Areas of discussion:

    • Disease risk and overabundance: the case of wild boar;
    • Risk analysis for ASF: need for population data
    • Estimating wild boar populations: practical methodology issues
    • Ungulate game (particularly wild boar) hunting data collection frameworks across Europe: harmonizing the way data is collected in order to be comparable (and shared!)
    • Standards developed by ENETWILD for wild boar distribution and abundance across Europe (applicable other ungulates)
    • Control programs at large scale: the case of feral pig in the USA
    • Towards integral and coordinated management of wild boar in Europe: ecological, technical, social, economic and political aspects
  2. Workshop 2W: “Adaptive Management of Wildlife Species”
    (Chaired by Frank Johnson and Christopher Dickman)
    Areas of discussion:

    • Problem framing (specification of objectives, actions, models, and monitoring);
    • Value of Information analyses;
    • Specifications of model uncertainty;
    • Monitoring in the context of adaptive management (needs, designs, partial observability);
    • Approaches to learning (passive vs. active, balancing performance and learning, time horizons and discounting);
    • Optimization methods;
    • Human dimensions in adaptive management (stakeholder engagement, governance);
    • Challenges and barriers to implementation of adaptive management;
    • Institutional learning (double and triple loop learning);
    • Case studies in adaptive management of game populations;
  3. Workshop 3W: “Problems and Prospects for Beaver Management across the Anthropogenic Landscape
    (Chaired by Peter Busher)
    This workshop will bring together participants interested in issues involving beaver biology and management. The relatively rapid expansion of beavers across the Holarctic region in the late 20th century (after local extinctions in the 19th century) creates the need for better understanding of the beaver-human relationship.
    Areas of discussion:

    1. How to best estimate beaver population size and carrying capacity;
    2. The role of geomorphology and hydrology in beaver management;
    3. Regional/country beaver management issues;
    4. Beavers and ecosystem services;
    5. Beavers and biodiversity;
    6. Beavers and other game species;
    7. Beaver management policy: county vs. EU perspectives;
    8. Beaver ecology and management;
    9. Other areas of interest to participants;
  4. Workshop 4PD: “Impact of agri-environmental schemes on wildlife in European Union”
    Cancelled by organizer Professor Bogusław Bobek, 03.06.19

Monday, 26th August, 2019

19:00 – 23:00 – Congress kick-start: evening Ice break cocktail

Tuesday, 27th August, 2019

KEY TOPIC: Wildlife: Coexistence or Opposite?

08:00 – 10:00 – Registration & refreshment
10:00 – 11:15 Opening: Welcoming speeches at the Opening Ceremony
Introduction – moderator Dr. Marius Aleinikovas, Institute of Forestry LAAMC
Dr. Gintaras Brazauskas, LAMMC
Valerijus Makūnas, Mayor of the Kaunas District Municipality
Kaunas Municipality
The Ministry of Environment
State Forest Enterprise
   and more on request


11:20 – 12:00 Keynote speaker Luigi Boitani
Plenary: LCIE vision of coexistence between large carnivores and humans”
Questions
12:20 – 13:20 Lunch
1.S. Wildlife – human conflict and its mitigation. (chaired by Luigi Boitani)
13:20 – 13:40 Michael Petrak: “The impact of red deer Cervus elaphus L. on the ravine forests in the Eifel National Park – consequences of the visitor management”
13:40 – 14:00 Zygmunt Giżejewski* et al.: “What can red deer antlers from 1953-2012, reindeer antlers from late Pleistocene and chalk sediments tell us about our environment?”
14:00 – 14:20 Léo Bacon* et al.: “Spatio-temporal distribution of Greylag Goose (Anser anser) resightings on the North-West / South-West European flyway: guidance for the delineation of transboundary management units”
14:20 – 14:40 Alain Gigounoux: “Living in harmony with large wildlife species in France, a major challenge for society in the 21st century”
14:40 – 15:00 Karolina Jasinska* et al.: “The comparison of roads and railways: temporal patterns of ungulate-vehicle collisions in Poland
15:00 – 15:40 Coffee break
15:40 – 16:00 – Michal Bíl*, Jan Kubeček: “SRAZENAZVER.CZ: An online system of animal-vehicle crash reporting”
16:00 – 16:20 – Mateusz Jackowiak*, et al.: “Distribution of red fox dens and potential role of cover in placement and usage of breeding sites in the city of Warsaw”
16:20 – 16:40 – Torstein Storaas: “Swearing in the wild reindeer church – is voluntary mountain protection the way?”
16:40 – 17:00 – Boguslaw Bobek* et al.: “Population number and density of moose Alces alces in eastern Poland”
17:00 – 17:20 – Jorge Ramón López Olvera* et al.: “Combining hunting, capture and urban habitat management to reduce wild boar population and urban conflict in Barcelona”
17:20 – 17:40 – Vojtěch Nezval*, Michal Bil: “Animal-human conflict on railways: Examples from the Czech Republic”
17:40 – 18:00 – Dovilė Čiuldienė* et al.: “The effect of beaver dam on nutrients and methyl mercury concentrations in impounded water bodies”
Discussion

2.S. Predator-prey relationships and carnivore management: (Keynote/chaired by Marion Valeix)
15:40 – 16:20Plenary: Predator-prey relationships and carnivore management: the need to understand interspecific interaction networks”
16:20 – 16:40 – Massimo Scandura* et al.: “Issues and challenges of wolf management in European human-dominated landscapes: insights from the expanding wolf population in Tuscany, Italy”
16:40 – 17:00 – Peep Männil*, Sander Ahi, Guna Bagrade: “Jackal`s expansion towards north: can they survive in boreal ecosystem?”
17:00 – 17:20 – Tom Porteus*, Jonathan Reynolds; Murdoch McAllister: “Evaluating alternative fox control strategies for the benefit of game and other wildlife species”
12:20 – 17:40 – Kristina Vogt: “Effects of lynx predation and human hunting on Alpine chamois – which factor has more impact?
Discussion

5.S. Genetic structure and diversity of wildlife populations. (Keynote speaker/chaired by Carles Vilà)
14:00 – 14:40 – Plenary: “Genetics and genomics of wolves and quails. Opportunities and challenges”
14:40 – 15: 00 – Dalius Butkauskas* et al.: “Population genetic structure of the common quail (Coturnix coturnix) in Ukraine, Spain and Morocco based on D-loop sequencing data”
15:00 – 15:40 Coffee break
15:40 – 16:00 – Angelika Kotlarczyk* et al.: “Expression of mRNA for selected enzymes involved in progesterone metabolism and proliferation in the uterus of red deer during the breeding season and pregnancy”
16:00 – 16:20 – Nikica Šprem* et al.: “Genetic structure of Balkan chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra balcanica), conservation implications”
16:20 – 16:40 – Martyna Grzyb* et al.: “Synthesis of arachidonic acid metabolites in the uterus during breeding season and pregnancy in red deer (Cervus elaphus L.)”
16:40 – 17:00 – Kaari Susi* et al.: “Population structure and gene flow between wolf populations in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Finland and European Russia”
17:00 – 17:20 – Barbora Turbaková* et al.: “Genetic composition and social structure of the Carpathian lynx at the western edge of its distribution range”
Discussion

3.S. Wildlife and human-induced global climate change. (Keynote speaker/chaired by Anthony David Fox)
13:40 – 14:20 – Plenary: Effects of climate changes on waterbird populations in Europe”
14:20 – 14:40 – Saulius Švažas*, Alexander Mischenko, Alexander Kozulin: “The decline of the breeding population of Common Pochard (Aythya ferina) in Eastern Europe and Siberia, and its reasons”
14:40 – 15:00 – Céline Arzel* et al.: “Brownification of surface water affects the boreal food web”
15:00 – 15:40 – Coffee break

   Sub-session 3.SS.1. Waterfowl Harvest Management
15:40 – 16:00 – Adam A. Ahlers*, Craig A. Miller: “Waterfowl hunters have imperfect waterfowl identification skills”
16:00 – 16:20 – Heather Warrender* et al.: “Establishing a national wing survey for huntable waterbirds in the UK”
16:20 – 16:40 – Matthew Ellis*, Heather Warrender: “Motivations and barriers to participation in a hunter-specific citizen science project”
Discussion

7.S. Wildlife habitat management and behavioural ecology. (Keynote/chaired by: Peter Busher)
13:20 – 14:00 – Plenary: “Understanding wildlife behaviour as a mechanism for management solutions: What can we learn from a long-term study of an unexploited beaver population?”

   7.SS.1. Sub-session. Estimating wildlife populations: methodology issues
14:00 – 14:20 – Joaquin Vicente* et al.: “Can we apply Citizen Science in the monitoring of mammals at European level?”
14:20 – 14:40 – Manel Puigcerver* et al.: “Are passive bird surveys always reliable? The case of the common quail (Coturnix coturnix)”
14:40 – 15:00 – Sándor Csányi* et al.: “The speed and the spatial process of the decline of brown hare in Hungary”
15:00 – 15:40 – Coffee break
15:40 – 16:00 – Olgirda Belova* et al.: “GPS technology to track wild boars in Lithuania: the tool for research and management”
16:00 – 16:20 – Pietro Pontiggia* et al.: “Evaluation of the reliability of a passive activity index based on camera traps for monitoring wild boar populations”
16:20 – 16:40 – Aliaksandr Hurynovich*, Aliaksandr Kazarez: “Analysis of census results in the search of ways to change the model of Cervidae harvest management in Belarus”

   7.SS.2. Sub-session Wildlife corridors and connectivity”
16:40 – 17:00 – Claude Fischer*, Jessica Ranzoni: “Use of the black continuum by the Red Deer”
17:00 – 17:20 – Juri Kurhinen* et al.: “Wildlife corridors in East Fennoscandia – research history and modern situation”
Discussion

19:00 – Cognitive excursion: Kaunas City – Old Town

Wednesday, 28th August, 2019

5.S. Wildlife health surveillance and man-made environmental hazards/ ecological disasters
(1st part)
(Keynote/chaired by: Ezio Ferroglio & Emmanuelle Gilot-Fromont)
09:00-09:40 – Plenary: “Disease management in wildlife populations: why is it so complex?”
(Keynote Emmanuelle Gilot-Fromont)
09:40 – 10:00 – Craig A. Miller*, Jerry J. Vaske: “Stakeholder Trust, Perceived Risk, and Support for Chronic Wasting Disease Management in Illinois, USA”
10:00 – 10:20 – Andreas König*, Christian Ehrmantraut: “Appearance of the American liver fluke (Fascioloides magna) in northern Bavaria”
10:20 – 11:00 – Coffee break
11:00 – 11:40 – Mindaugas Šarkūnas* et al.: “The seasonal changes in gastrointestinal nematode (Trichostrongylidea) egg excretion in naturally infected fenced sikka deer (Cervus nippon), fallow deer (Dama dama), red deer (Cervus elaphus) and European bison (Bison bonasus L.) and pasture contamination with infective L3 stage larvae in Lithuania”
11:40 – 12:00 – Marja Isomursu: “The raccoon dog Nyctereutes procyonoides – an invasive species as a host of zoonotic parasites”
12:00 – 12:00 – Alexey Sergeyev* et al.: “The current status of wild boar resources in Russia due to the spread of African swine fever”
12:20 – 13:20 – Lunch

5.S. Wildlife health surveillance and man-made environmental hazards/ ecological disasters
(2nd part)
(Keynote/chaired by: Ezio Ferroglio & Emmanuelle Gilot-Fromont)
14:00 – 14:40 – Plenary: “Wildlife, Vector, Pathogens and Global Changes: A Nice Poker for the One Health Approach” (Keynote Ezio Ferroglio)
14:40 – 15:00 – Anneluise Mader* et al.: “Land use related Evaluation Methods, One Health Approaches – A cooperation of research and land management in Germany”
15:00 – 15:40 – Coffee break
15:40 – 16:00 – Tobias Wild* et al: “The prevalence, promotive factors and impact of lung parasites in roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) in southeast German”
16:00 – 16:20 – Jamil Cappelli*, et al.: “Roe deer as a bioindicator: impact of geothermal plants activity on the elements content in liver and bone tissues”

Poster Session

6.S. Invasive alien species: management and attitudes: (Keynote/chaired by: Franck Courchamp)
10:00 – 10:40 – Plenary: “Invasion Biology: Specific Problems and Possible Solutions” (Franck Courchamp)
10:40 – 11:00 – Coffee break
11:00 – 11:40 – Fredrik Dahl, Per-Arne Åhlén: “The Swedish raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) project – a decade of successful IAS management”
11:40 – 12:00 – Per-Arne Åhlén, Fredrik Dahl: “Implementation of a national task force for eradication of invasive alien mammals and birds”
12:00 – 12:20 – Heidi Krüger* et al.: “New faces of nest predation – evidence of additive predation by the raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides), an invasive alien species”
12:20 – 13:20 – Lunch
13:20 – 13:40 – Carlos Henrique Salvador*, et al.: “First attempt to eradicate wild boar (Sus scrofa) in a protected area in Brazil”
Discussion

1.SS.1. Sub-session: Avian population dynamics in agricultural and forested landscapes (Keynote/chaired by Petras Kurlavičius)
15:40 – 16:20 – Plenary: “Uncommon dynamics of terrestrial common bird population over the past few decades: North European case”
16:20 – 16:40 – Sari Holopainen* et al.: “Balancing between predation risk and food by breeding ducks”
16:40 – 17:00 – Elmars Peterhofs* et al.: “Suitability of capercaillie Tetrao urogallus as an umbrella species for Latvian boreal forests”
Discussion

7.S. Wildlife habitat management and behavioural ecology (Keynote/chaired by: Peter Busher)
09:40 – 10:00 – Jim Casaer* , Anneleen Rutten et al.: “Distribution modelling of wild boar in a highly anthropogenic landscape using citizen science data”
10:00 – 10:20 – Sarah-Alica Dahl*, Andreas König: “What does the roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) weigh? – from lean to stout over the course of the year”
10:20 – 10:40 – Annika Herrero* et al.: “Eurasian lynx dispersal and social organization in Finland”
10:40 – 11:00 – Coffee break
11:00 – 11:20 – Carsten Riis Olesen: “Defining the breeding period of a multiple breeder – the wood pigeon – allowing ethical and sustainable hunting management”
11:20 – 11:40 – Justine Güldenpfennig*, Oliver Keuling: “An approach in stress research in wildlife species: stress hormone levels of wild boars (Sus scrofa)”
11:40 – 12:00 – Guillaume Souchay* et al.: “Declining breeding success in a medium-size mammal of European farmland”
12:00 – 12:20 – Mike Short* et al.: “GPS-tracking foxes on river meadows: understanding their ecology around breeding waders and waterfowl”
12:20 – 13:20 – Lunch
14:00 – 14:20 – Tamás Tari* et al.: “Characteristics of habitat use of Red deer in Sopron Mountains, North-west Hungary”
14: 20 – 14:40 – Stipan Cupic* et al.: “Analysis of individual and environmental sources of variability in faecal nutrients in red deer”
14:40 – 15:00 – Lea Maronde* et al.: ‘Wildcat habitat use on the shore of Lake Neuchâtel (Switzerland)”
15:00 – 15:40 – Coffee break
15:40 – 16:00 – Jim Casaer*, Anneleen Rutten et al: “What attracts wild boar to agricultural crops?”
16:00 – 16:20 – Federico Mason* et al.: “Effect of farming condition on rumen environment of red deer (Cervus elaphus L.)
16:20 – 16:40 – Krešimir Kavčić* et al.: “Negative temporal trend of early horn growth in European mouflon Ovis aries musimon”
16:40 – 17:00 – Jörg Zeitler* et al.: “Comparison of ingredients and composition of roe deer diet in different habitats”
17:00 – 17:20 – Sébastien Farau* et al.: “Vegetation heights and water levels: what do need breeding waterbirds?”
17:20 – 17:40 – Péter Gyüre*, Lajos Juhász: “Population dynamics of the Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) in the fishponds of Hortobágy”
17:40 – 18:00 – Lajos Juhász* et al.: “Nesting characteristics and the effect of main influencing factors of Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus L.) in urban environment”

Poster Session

1W Workshop: 14:00 – 17:00

“Towards Sustainable Management of Wild Boar Populations: facing ASF in Europe” (Chaired by Joaquin Vicente)
Areas of discussion:
14:00 – 14:20 – Disease risk (ASF) and overabundance: the case of wild boar
14:20 –14:40 – Risk analysis for ASF: need for population data. Enetwild hunting data collection frameworks across Europe: harmonizing the way data is collected in order to be comparable (and shared!)
14:40 –15:00 – Data collection through Citizen Science
15:00 – 15:40 – Coffee break
15:40 – 16:00 – Estimating wild boar populations: practical methodology issues
16:00 – 16:20 – Modelling wild boar distribution
16:20 – 16:40 – Challenges and science-based implications for modern management and conservation of European ungulate populations.
16:40 – 17:00 – Towards integral and coordinated management of wild boar in Europe: ecological, technical, social, economic and political aspects

Presentations related: Jakub Furtek* et al.: “Using collective hunts data for estimating wild boar (Sus scrofa) population density in north-eastern Poland” (Poster); András Náhlik* et al.: “African Swine Fever (ASF) in Hungary – history of the first year after the outbreak” (Poster); Jakub Drimaj* et al.: “Initial results of spatial and temporal analysis of ASF positive dead wild boars in the Czech Republic” (Poster); Anneleen Rutten* et al.: “Distribution modelling of wild boar in a highly anthropogenic landscape using citizen science data” (Oral); Anneluise Mader* et al.: “The wild boar (Sus scrofa) as bioindicator for the presence of perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs) in the environment” (Oral); Justine Güldenpfennig* and Oliver Keuling: “An approach in stress research in wildlife species: stress hormone levels of wild boars (Sus scrofa)” (Oral); Carlos Henrique Salvador* et al.: “First attempt to eradicate wild boar (Sus scrofa) in a protected area in Brazil” (Oral); Alexey A. Sergeyev* et al.: “The current status of wild boar resources in Russia due to the spread of African Swine Fever” (Oral); Olgirda Belova* et al.: “GPS technology to track wild boars in Lithuania: the tool for research and management” (Oral); Igor Domsky* et al..: “Emergent Therio Zoonoses in Russian Federation” (Poster); Pietro Pontiggia* et al.: “Evaluation of the reliability of a passive activity index based on camera traps for monitoring wild boar populations” (Oral); Jorge Ramón López Olvera* et al.: “Combining hunting, capture and urban habitat management to reduce wild boar population and urban conflict in Barcelona” (Oral)
Discussion

Poster Session

Workshop 2W: 14:00 – 17:00

Adaptive Management of Wildlife Species (Chaired by Christopher Dickman)

Areas of discussion:

  1. Problem framing (specification of objectives, actions, models, and monitoring);
  2. Value of Information analyses;
  3. Specifications of model uncertainty;
  4. Monitoring in the context of adaptive management (needs, designs, partial observability);
  5. Approaches to learning (passive vs. active, balancing performance and learning, time horizons and discounting);
  6. Optimization methods;
  7. Human dimensions in adaptive management (stakeholder engagement, governance);
  8. Challenges and barriers to implementation of adaptive management;
  9. Institutional learning (double and triple loop learning);
  10. Case studies in adaptive management of game populations;

Presentations related: Sándor CSÁNYI* et al.: “Long-term wildlife management databases as the basis of adaptive wildlife management”; Yasmine Verzelen* et al.: “PARTRIDGE (Protecting the Area’s Resources Through Researched Innovative Demonstration of Good Examples)” (Poster); Anneleen Rutten* et al.: “Distribution modelling of wild boar in a highly anthropogenic landscape using citizen science data”; Anneluise Mader* et al.: “Land use related Evaluation Methods, One Health Approaches – A cooperation of research and land management in Germany” (Oral); Matthew Ellis* et al.: “Motivations and barriers to participation in a hunter-specific citizen science project” (Oral); Heather Warrender* et al.: “Establishing a national wing survey for huntable waterbirds in the UK” (Oral); Alain Gigounoux: “Living in harmony with large wildlife species in France, a major challenge for society in the 21st century” (Oral); Joaquin Vicente* et al.: “Can we apply Citizen Science in the monitoring of mammals at European level?” (Oral); Marco Zaccaroni* et al.: “Actions speak louder than words: a new strategy for wild ungulates management in Tuscany Region”; (Poster); Torstein Storaas: “Swearing in the wild reindeer church – is voluntary mountain protection the way?” (Oral);
Discussion

Poster Session

Thursday, 29th August, 2019

09:00 – 09:40 – Keynote Christopher Dickman
Plenary: “Conservation and management of native and invasive carnivores”

Workshop 2W. 10:00 – 12:20

Adaptive Management of Wildlife Species (2nd day: continuation if on request)
Chaired by Prof. Dr. Christopher Dickman

Workshop 3W – 10:00 – 12:20

Problems and Prospects for Beaver Management across the Anthropogenic Landscape
(Chaired by Prof. Dr. Peter Busher)
This workshop will bring together participants interested in issues involving beaver biology and management. The relatively rapid expansion of beavers across the Holarctic region in the late 20thcentury (after local extinctions in the 19thcentury) creates the need for better understanding of the beaver-human relationship.

Areas of discussion:

  1. How to best estimate beaver population size and carrying capacity;
  2. The role of geomorphology and hydrology in beaver management;
  3. Regional/country beaver management issues;
  4. Beavers and ecosystem services;
  5. Beavers and biodiversity;
  6. Beavers and other game species;
  7. Beaver management policy: county vs. EU perspectives;
  8. Beaver ecology and management;
  9. Other areas of interest to participants;

   Presentations related: Dovilė Čiuldienė* et al.: “The effect of beaver dam on nutrients and methyl mercury concentrations in impounded water bodies”; Mateusz Jackowiak* and Dagny Krauze-Gryz: “Does antropopression change beaver feeding habits? A preliminary study in an example of a small town in Poland” (Poster); Alius Ulevičius: presentation; Stella Thompson* et al.: “Implementing Payments for Ecosystem Services – the case of beavers” (Poster); Ondřej Mikulka* et al.: “Non-lethal options to prevent damage to European beaver (Castor fiber) on economic forests” (Poster)
Discussion

12:20 – 13:20 – Lunch
13:20 – 14:00 – General Assembly Meeting
14:00 – 14:40 – Closing Ceremony
14:40 – 15:00 – Award Ceremony
15:00 – 15:40 – Farewell speeches (Hungary presentation)
19:00 – Gala Dinner

Friday, 30th August, 2019

Congress Field Trips:

Kauno Marios Regional Park (Half day Field Trip)
Trakai Island Castle-Vilnius Old Town (Full day Field Trip)
Marcinkonys – Čepkeliai (Full day Field Trip)
Plateliai (North Western Žemaitija Highland): MMMPV (Full day Field Trip)
Curonian Spit (Kuršių Nerija) (Full day Field Trip)