The 13th European Geoparks Conference is taking place in Rokua, Finland from 3-6 September 2015
Topic: Responsible use of natural and cultural heritage
From the start Geopark sites and concept have emphasised a responsible use of natural and cultural heritage. With their specific geological, mineralogical, geophysical, geomorphological, palaeontological and geographical features, the Geoparks are used as a basis for enhancing the promotion of natural heritage in order to: educate the public at large in geosciences and in environmental matters; ensure sustainability; and protect endangered geological heritage sites for future generations.
- Abstract submission deadline – 31 March 2015
- Registration opens – 1 February 2015