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15 October


  • Towards the standardization of monitoring procedures for large carnivore’s populations in the Carpathian
  • Case Studies On Large Carnivores Management
16:15-18:15 Opening presentation and round of introductions – Mr. Harald Egerer, UN Environment Vienna Office –Secretariat of the Carpathian Convention
Introduction to the workshop’s topic – Mr. Klaus Hackländer, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences of Vienna
National presentation on monitoring practices by:

  • Czech Republic, Mr. Martin Strnad, Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic
  • Hungary, Mr. Peter Gombkötő, Bükk National Park Directorate and Mr, Laszlo Patkó, WWF HU
  • Poland,
  • Romania, Mr Ovidiu Ionesc, Transilvania University of Brașov
  • Serbia, Mr. Vukan Lavadinovic, University of Belgrade
  • Slovakia, Mr. Slavomir Findo, State Nature Conservancy of the Slovak Republic
  • Ukraine, Mr. Volodymyr Domashlinets, Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources and Mr. Andriy-Taras Bashta, Institute of Ecology of the Carpathians
Why harmonization of large carnivores’ monitoring in the Carpathian region is needed? – Mr. Cristian Remus Papp, WWF Romania
Moderated discussion – Mr. Klaus Hackländer and Mr. Harald Egerer
The human-wildlife conflict in the Alps, from problem to opportunity. Special focus on the return of the Wolf in South Tyrol (Italy) – Mr. Filippo Favilli and Mr. Isidoro De Bortoli, Eurac Research
Introduction to 3 Lynx project – Mr. Martin Strnad, Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic
Movebank – an online resource for managing and sharing animal tracking data – Ms. Sarah Davidson, The Ohio State University
Presentation on the outcomes of the US/Romania workshop on brown bear conflict mitigation strategies – Ms. Manon Dene, Humane Society International/Europe
Poster presentation – Wildlife Management in Romania – dissertation analysis by Ms. Anna Sarkany