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Programme 2024

Here you can see what you can expect from the two weeks of the Natural Forest Summer School using the content of the 2022 programme. The current programme will be updated in Spring and Summer 24. You will find it as a download PDF here.

09:00 – 09:20

Die Diele – Lübecker Jugendring, Mengstraße 41, 23552 Lübeck

Welcome to Lübeck

Welcoming speech from the Natural Forest Academy by Dr. Torsten Welle

Welcoming speech from the Frankfurt Zoological Society by Michael Brombacher

09:20 – 10:50

Key-note speech on Forest Ecology

by Prof. Dr. Hannes Knapp, University Greifswald, Michael-Succow-Foundation

10:50 – 11:20

Coffee Break

11:20 – 11:40

Presentation of the European Natural Forest Conservation (programme and modules) Summer School by Dr. Torsten Welle

11:40 – 12:30

Introduction of Participants I

12:30 – 12:40

Short Break

12:40 – 13:20

Introduction of Participants II

13:20 – 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 – 16:00

Die Diele – Lübecker Jugendring, Mengstraße 41, 23552 Lübeck

Guided tour through Lübeck’s Old Town

18:30

Dinner at StrandSalon

Week 2

07:00

Bus ride to Heilige Hallen

10:00 – 13:00

Field trip to natural forest Heilige Hallen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
with Jeanette Blumröder, Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development (EUSD)

Transfer of theory from day 2:

  • Old-growth forest characteristics
  • Forest functions (focus on microclimate)
  • Effectiveness of protected areas including buffer zone management
  • Forest management and impacts

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch Break and bus ride to Hotel Burg (Burg Stargard

14:30 – 17:00

Forestry: Perceptions and Conflicts

by Eva Blaise, Natural Forest Academy

Overnight

Hotel Zur Burg, Stargard