Natureum Niederelbe

Region

Europe

Country

Germany

Flyway

East Atlantic flyway

Initiative

WLI Europe

About

Natureum Niederelbe Naturkundemuseum und ökologische Station, Gemeinnützige Stiftung bürgerlichen Rechts

Funding support: District Stade, Lower Saxony

Number of staff: 15

Number of visitors per year: 30,000-40,000

Overall aims of the centre

Rising awareness for understanding nature and environmental issues in coastal areas with special focus on the estuary of the river Elbe including human interfering.

Description of the centre

Non-profit organisation, approved location for out-of-school education. Museum with artificial habitats and bird watching spot.

Work Areas

Main CEPA work areas

Top three successes

Top three challenges

Expertise

Interpretation techniques

Creating signage; site information; Producing written materials; Using audio-visual tools; Developing nature trails

Visitor centres

Setting up a new visitor centre; Managing / creating habitat; Running a visitor centre; Building / maintaining structures

Participation

Working with disabled people; Engaging hard-to-reach groups; Engaging young people; Engaging the local community; Working with volunteers

Education and communication

Early years education; Delivering adult education; Working with primary schools; Lobbying / running campaigns; Working with secondary schools; Developing resources / materials

General

Auditing / assessing effectiveness; PR and marketing; Running effective administration; Health and safety; Fund-raising; Project planning.

Contact

info@natureum-niederelbe.de

Website address: www.natureum-niederelbe.de (in German only)

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