Management planning for conservation of fen mire biodiversity in Belarus
Dr Aidan lonergan
Host Country Institutions:
Europe & Central Asia
To prepare management plans for the conservation of meso-trophic fen mire biodiversity at three key sites in Belarus
Train a hydrogeologist in computer modelling in the UK.
Train 6 Belarusian undergraduates and 4 postgraduates in ecological methods, and 2 Belarusian entomologists on faecal analysis.
Hold workshop to train 20 Belarusians in management planning techniques.
Establish aquatic warbler and hyrological databases.
Establish 3 reference collections.
3 Belarusian MSc students.
Prepare guidelines on management.
Submit 8 papers to peer-reviewed journals.
Organise conference to present findings.
Establish 5 permanent field plots.