In the second installment of a two part edition across the spring and summer newsletter we hear from students awarded the STCA about their experience of the conference, including particular symposiums they benefited from and enjoyed, as well as thoughts for the future.
Natural landscapes, such as lakes and forests, which also have high ecosystem service values were measured as both aesthetically and ecologically important compared to human dominated or modified landscapes.
Just published - England's first 12 Nature Improvement Areas (NIAs), are put to the test on their success, challanges and lessons learnt in a recently published 2nd year report on the scheme. Take a read of the main highlights:
It is important that University courses deliver what Landscape Ecology needs interms of skilled proffessionals. I take a whistle stop tour of four Masters Courses based in Northern Europe to see what's available and how they compare.
The November issue includes several research papers on Landscape genetics, American studies, landscape fragmentation and others, whilst the October Issue focuses entirely on Intergrating Ecosystem Services with Landscape Planning.