Explore biodiversity of the last natural forest in Europe - The
Understand natural processes in forest habitats
Come face to face with the European Bison in his natural
Learn about wildlife of the Bialowieza National Park from best
experts and scientists
Our workshops offer unique opportunities to explore topics related to
biodiversity under the guidance of the best specialists.
The main goals of the International Workshop on Biodiversity
- to increase knowledge about natural processes occurring in the last
natural lowland forest in Europe
- to generate understanding and explore the biodiversity of Białowieża
to teach methods of monitoring and tracking animals
to broaden the horizons of its participants on the importance of
natural processes in forest habitats
to provide an opportunity to meet like-minded people from different
countries with a common interest in conservation and management of Protected
to provide advanced training under the supervision of experts and
We aim to bring together participants with extensive experience,
- national parks authorities,
natural areas managers,
policy and decision makers,
conservation policy planers,
students of natural science,
The only requirement for participation in the workshop is to be
interested in chosen topic.
The number of participants in each workshop is
limited - providing an informal, friendly atmosphere and individualized
Programme is specifically prepared to follow seasonal
changes in the nature.
About 80% of the time is field work, indoor seminars are reduced to necessary minimum.
During all workshops, experts will speak about the role of dead wood
in the forest ecosystem and the protection of Bialowieza Forest.
In each edition of the International Workshop on Biodiversity we
present specific topics in order to provide a wider range of issues and the
opportunity to choose subject closely related to your interests.
The topics of workshops include: "FOREST", "AMPHIBIANS", "BIRDS",
"PLANTS”, "INSECTS", „BATS", "FUNGI", "MAMMALS", "BISONS", "TRACKING”, "WOLVES”.
ALL FIELD WORK ACTIVITIES AND SEMINARS ARE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF
LEADING EXPERTS AND SCIENTISTS
ALL SEMINARS, PRESENTATIONS AND FIELD ACTIVITIES ARE CONDUCTED IN
ENGLISH - THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE OF THE WORKSHOPS
CLOTHING: YOU WILL NEED OUTDOOR BOOTS, LONG TROUSERS AND LONG-SLEEVED
SHIRTS FOR WALKS IN THE FOREST. BETTER BRING A RAINCOAT TOO