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Student programme

Students' Pre-Congress Tour 11-14 June 2020

IPC2020 offers a special side-event for the students: a 3-day tour (11-13th June + drive back to Tallinn 14th June) in Central and Western Estonia.

Topics: peatland nutrient and carbon cycle; restoration and greenhouse gases; hertitage, recreation and tourism; peat production and agriculture on peatlands.

The participants will visit some of the most beautiful and famous wetlands and peatlands in Estonia and have the chance to learn from the top experts about various ecosystem services peatlands provide at the global, regional and local scale. You can enjoy the blooming orchids in Northern Estonian calcareous fens, see what makes the Soomaa (“land of mires”) National Park so famous and highly valued among visitors and learn how former mires support food and timber production. The students’ tour will end in Tallinn just before Congress.

There is limited participation of 25 people, which ensures high-quality experience for all participants.

Before registering, please provide a short letter of motivation (max 300 words) to Marko Kohv ( stating your academic background and motivation to take part in the programme.

Price: 100 € per person. 

Price includes a 3-day full programme with expert guides and scientists, modern private coach, accommodation (3 nights), meals.

Registration is required with the registration for the Congress.