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12 May 2015 - May 21, 2015 | CIBIO-InBIO, Vairão, Portugal



The workshop “Wolf Conservation in Human-dominated Landscapes: a European Approach”, taking place on May 21, 2015, at Vairão Campus, is organized by CIBIO-InBIO’s CONGEN Group in the scope of the Action Plan for the conservation of the wolf in Portugal (Plano de Ação para a Conservação do Lobo-ibérico - PACLOBO), and the main goals are:

  • to perceive how was the process of preparing and implementing action plans for the wolf in other European countries with similar ecological and sociological contexts to Portugal, as well as the main management actions that have been developed; and to
  • to present and discuss the preparing process and the actions to be implemented under the Action Plan for the wolf in Portugal, taking into account the experiences from other European countries.


The workshop will have an open session, with lectures by invited speakers and open to all participants with interest in this topic, and a working session limited to invited speakers and the team responsible for preparing the PACLOBO (Management Team + representatives of each Interest Group).


All sessions will be held in English.





Open Session


9:30h Reception of participants

9:45h Opening and the workshop framework (CIBIO-InBIO/ICNF)

10:00h Challenges to wolf management: a European approach
              Luigi Boitani, University of Rome (Italy)

11:00h Wolf Action plans in the several regions of Spain
              Juan Carlos Blanco, Proyecto Lobo (Spain)

11:30h Coffee break (15´)

11:45h Wolf Action plan in France
              Eric Marboutin, ONCFS - Officie National de la Chasse et la Faune Sauvage (France)

12:15h Wolf Action plan in Italy
              Valeria Salvatori, Istituto di Ecologia Applicata (Italy)

12:45h Wolf Action plan in Slovenia
              Miha Krofel, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)

13:30h Lunch break



Working Session


14:30h Opening
              Presentation on the reference knowledge about wolves in Portugal, and on the strategy for developing the Wolf Action Plan in Portugal (PACLOBO). Discussion of the planned strategy and actions to be developed.

16:15h Coffee break (15´)

16:30h Restarting the session

18:00h Conclusions and end of session



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