LT&C Workshop “How can Raet National Park be developed towards international standards?”

Raet, the “finest nasjonalpark i verden”, was the original vision of the “fathers” of the new marine national park on the Skagerrak-coast of Arendal, Grimstad, and Tvedestrand. At this workshop, we invite local LT&C members (including GRID-Arendal), “Friends of Raet National Park” (as found on Facebook), as well as representatives of such tourism businesses, which are interested to support the further positive development of the park. Also, marine experts from the local Flødevigen Marine Research Station as well as the manager of Raet national park, Jenny Marie Gulbrandsen, are invited to think with us about ideas, how Raet could at least become the leading example of a marine national park in Norway by developing towards international standards.

Among others, we will have Prof. Hans-Dieter Knapp, the former director of the International  Academy for Nature Protection, Vilm, Germany, participating in the workshop. He is the “father” of the UNESCO-World Heritage cluster “Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe“. and wants to see the North-western most beech forest in Europe at Hasseltangen (part of Raet national park).

More about the venue you find on the LT&C calendar.

A more detailed agenda for the workshop will be sent out by April. If you are interested to participate and have own proposals for the agenda, please register and


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