10.10.2010 - 16:13

The Wild North Annual partner meeting


The Arctic Fox Center is a member of the Nordic project The Wild North.
The main objective of the project is to contribute to the sustainable development of wildlife tourism in the Northern Periphery, and thereby ensure the trade's foundations, the livelihood of its workers and the long term integrity of natural resources.

The project participants are tourism companies that specialize in natural based tourism/wildlife tourism, official entities, and various research institutions.

The partners come from Iceland, The Faroe Islands, Greenland and Norway. The project's consultants come from Scotland and Iceland.

The annual partner meeting and courses will be held in Westfjords next week. It will start with an opening meeting in the Arctic Fox Center on Monday, October 11th at 9:00.

On Wednesday, October 13th and Thursday, 14th there will be a course, held in Hotel Isafjordur, open for everyone. The title is „Getting your message across" - the role of interpretation in sustainable wildlife tourism. Instructor and course presenter, Deborah Benham (PhD) is a qualified and experienced guide trainar with the National Association of Interpretation. This is a wery practical course for everyone who is building up tourism projects, regardless of field of interest within tourism.

Wild North has the webpage: www.thewildnorth.org where you can follow up the schedule.

Vefumsjón