Particapatory design of areas for nature play

In West Zeeuws-Vlaanderen (West Zeelandic Flanders) the large area Waterdunen, which is part of the coastal reinforcement plan, is developed as a nature reserve and recreation area. Two parts of the reserve will be designed as areas for nature play. This is a natural setting where mainly children and even adults can play. They can change it, discover plants and animals and experience the tidal working. This is most attractive feature of nature play in Waterdunen: water comes in and out with the tides, which creates great opportunities to play with water, mud and sand.

Natura People partner meeting at the Grevelingen

On the 16th and 17th of October the Natura People partnership met up at the Grevelingen. Twice a year the project partners come together to exchange information and discuss the progress of the project. It was the second time the continental partners visited the Grevelingen. Earlier meetings were held at or near the sites Minsmere, Zwin Nature Park, Marquenterre and Waterdunen. Besides discussing business, the partners were shown the Grevelingen itself and progress on the projects.

Looking back at the Grevelingenconference 2013

On October 17, the Grevelingenconference 2013 took place at Resort Land&Zee. As a result of the overwhelming attention the conference enjoyed, the room was packed. During this afternoon, a selection of enthousiast keynote speakers looked, together with the audience, back at everything that has been developed within the project ‘Zicht op Grevelingen’. But there was room for previews as well. Because the question is: how can we make sure this ‘pearl’ in the Delta area will maintain and keep its glaze, together? It became an inspiring afternoon where lots of issues where addressed.

Presenting the economic case for nature and working with entrepreneurs

An important output of Natura People is an economic manual for use by Natura 2000 site managers.   The manual will provide a framework for managers to measure and capture the economic benefits of both nature conservation and nature related recreational activities. 
This manual is designed for non-economists – it will be useable by people who wish to explore the range of possibilities a nature reserve has for generating income or carry out an assessment of the benefits a nature site delivers.
The manual provides an introduction to important econo

Nieuw ATB parcours op Kabbelaarsbank: fiets mee met Michael Boogerd

Wethouder Frans Tollenaar van de gemeente Goeree-Overflakkee en ex-prof wielrenner Michael Boogerd nemen op 12 september aanstaande de ATB route Kabbelaarsbank officieel in gebruik. De mountainbike route is een initiatief van het Natuur- en Recreatieschap de Grevelingen, Staatsbosbeheer, Toer Club Ouddorp en de gemeente Goeree-Overflakkee.


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