Nature Conservation for Cultural Heritage Experts (with case studies)

This module introduces the key concepts of nature conservation for cultural heritage experts, exploring the history of nature conservation, its legal frameworks, and how it affects cultural heritage management. A series of case studies from across Europe are presented within the context of natural heritage management.

Nature Conservation for Cultural Heritage Experts (with case studies)

Content Index:

Nature Conservation for Cultural Heritage Experts
Introduction
The who, what, and why of Nature Conservation
Defining Nature Conservation
Where does Nature Conservation occur?
Who Manages Natural Heritage?
Exercises
Drivers of Nature Conservation
References
History of Nature Conservation
Structure of Nature Conservation History
History of European Nature Conservation- Early (Pre)History
History of European Nature Conservation in the 20th and 21st Centuries
Exercises
References
Laws and Treaties Governing Nature Conservation
International Laws and Treaties for Nature Conservation
EU Regulations and Laws for Nature Conservation
References
How Nature Conservation Affects Cultural Heritage Management
Plant Management and its Effects on Cultural Heritage
Animal Management and its Effects on Cultural Heritage
Natural Heritage Landscape Management Effects on Cultural Heritage
Importance of nature conservation for cultural heritage
References
Nature Conservation for Cultural Heritage Experts - Further reading
Further reading
Case Study: GEOPARKEA. Integrating natural and cultural heritage
Introduction
GEOPARKS: Protection of the UNESCO for natural heritage
GEOPARKEA: An exceptional example in the Basque Country
References
Further reading
Case study: Natural heritage, ecosystems, biodiversity: the Dolomiti Bellunesi Natural Park
General presentation of the Park
Special projects to protect biodiversity
Initiatives for sustainable tourism
Efforts towards Agenda 21
EMAS registration and AgEMAS project
References
Lack of cooperation between cultural heritage managers and natural scientists – a case-study from Radom in Poland
Case study
References
Case Study: Ria de Alvor, Algarve
Introduction
Nature protection
Archaeological records
References
Case Study: Natural Heritage Management for Cultural Heritage Professionals
Introduction
Bats
Bat Legislation
Bats in Churches and other Historic Buildings
References
Further Reading
Case Study: From no man’s land to a National Park - The Oostvaardersplassen (title page)
Introduction
Flora and fauna
Management and organization
Management policy
Public opinion
Future policy
References
Further Reading