Past events

Past events
Barents Predators Seminar

The purpose of the seminar is to identify the problems large predators present for the people of the Barents region as well as the challenges for the regional governments.

Find hereby the program and presentations of the participants as well as the reports of Bioforsk.


- Tomas Hallberg, Head of IBS: Introduction

- Magdalena Andersson, Governor of Västerbotten: Barents predators

- Alexander Erulik, Minister on Natural Resources and Timber Industry of Arkhangelsk region: Welcome speech in English and Russian

- Ellen Inga Turi, Member of the Saami Council: Traditional Indigenous Knowledge and Predators in the Barents Region

- Michael Schneider, predator expert at the County Administrative Board of Västerbotten: The brown bear in Scandinavia

- Ilpo Kojola, Natural Resources Institute Finland: Bear and Wolf in Finland

- Camilla Wikenros, Coordinator for Skandulv: Status, Biology and Management of Wolves in Sweden and Norway

- Jens Persson, the Swedish Wolverine research project: The Scandinavian Wolverine Population 

- Henrik Andrén, Scandlynx (the Scandinavian lynx project): Lynx - Status, biology and management in Sweden and Norway

- Ilpo Kojola and Katja Holmala, Natural Resources Institute Finland: Wolverine and Lynx in Finland

- Sabrina Logeais, owner of Taiga Spirit: Taiga Spirit, nature and wildlife experiences

Bioforsk, Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research, Soil and Environment Division has published a study about large predators in the Barents. Read the reports here:

Barents Watch 2008 in English

Barents Watch 2008 in Norwegian

Barents Watch 2008 in Russian

Place: Svansele/Skellefteå, Sweden

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