Here we announce that the workshop “Alpine Land Snails extended” will take place on 1.-5. August 2016 in Johnsbach, Styria. Our traditional “Alpine Land Snails” Workshop has been held 19 times in total and 16 times in Johnsbach. This time we extended the scope and have invited profound speakers to talk about different aspects of biodiversity, not only in snails. At the evenings of Monday and Tuesday public presentations are given in Gasthaus Kölblwirt, on Wednesday and Thursday more specific topics on gastropod biology and systematics are offered.
Programme of the public presentations "Wissenschaft im Wirtshaus"
Have a look at the compelete programme of our workshop and of our Excursions
Landscape management of old agricultural areas became an important tool to protect biodiversity in Western and Central Europe. But how do small, hardly mobile animals like land snails react on the sudden improvement of their habitat? And which measures are...