Orland nasjonale vatmarksenter, Norway

Region

Europe

Country

Norway

Flyway

East Atlantic flyway

Initiative

WLI Europe

About

Orland Nasjonale Vatmarksenter

Organisation Name: Orland kultursenter

Funding Support: The municipality of Orland and possibly the government (to be confirmed).

Number of Staff: No permanent staff currently.

Overall aims of your centre

Insight through nature experiences.

Description of your centre

The information centre is located together with cinema, library, galleries and stage in a cultural centre close to where people live.

It is a short distance from the centre to several marine wetlands listed in the Ramsar convention. The information centre is to be opened in April 2010.

Work Areas

Main CEPA work areas

Work is in progress on these.

Expertise

Interpretation techniques

Creating signage / site information

Using audio visual tools

Producing written materials

Developing nature trails

Visitor centres

Setting up a new visitor centre

Running a visitor centre

Managing / creating habitat

Building / maintaining structures

Participation

Engaging young people

Working with volunteers

Engaging the local community

Education and communication

Early years education

Working with primary schools

Working with secondary schools

Delivering adult education

Developing resources / materials

General

Running effective administration

PR and marketing

Health and safety

Project planning

Contact

Jarle Krangsas & Knut Ring,

Orland kultursenter,

postboks 40, 7129 Brekstad,

Norway

postmottak@orland.kommune.no

Tel: 72 51 55 10

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