Netherlands

Biesbosch Bezoekerscentrum

By Connor Walsh / 29th January 2021

About Name of organisation State Forest Service Number of staff 2 Number of visitors per year 40,000 Overall aims of the centre Awareness from visitors for freshwater tidal areas and for the Biesbosch National Park in particular. Description of the centre Size of site, types of habitats and species supported, activities run, exhibits, numbers of…

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Terschelling and Ameland Wetland Centre

By Chris / 6th March 2018

About Intro for about text The about text Top Work Areas Intro for work areas text The work areas text Top Expertise Intro for expertise text The expertise text Top Contact Staatsbosbeheer Terschelling, Longway 28, 8881 CM West-Terschelling, The Netherlands Contact: Joeri Lamers Tel: 0562-442116 Top

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Oostvaardersplassen

By Chris / 5th March 2018

  About The reserve covers 6000 ha, with a variety of habitats including: marshes, grasslands / grazing by large herbivores and geese. We run many activities such as theme-excursions, exhibitions, GPS-trails, photo-safaris, and have around 45,000 visitors per year. The site is situated in the polder Flevoland (in the middle of the Netherlands). Funding support:…

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Nature Activity Centre “Weerribben”

By Chris / 4th March 2018

  About Staatsbosbeheer Funding support: Ministry for Economic Affairs, Agriculture & Innovation Number of staff: 11 (including 3,5 Staff and rest volunteers) Number of visitors per year: 160,000 Overall aims of the centre Information and education about all the features and the management of the NP- “Weerribben-Wieden Description of the centre The Total area of…

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Mijl op Zeven

By Chris / 4th March 2018

About Staatsbosbeheer Funding support: Ministry of ELI Number of staff: 4 persons, all part-time Number of visitors per year: 110,000 Overall aims of the centre Contacting people with the organization of Staatsbosbeheer, communication between both parties and nature education Description of the centre The Mijl op Zeven visitor centre is situated on the south edge…

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Ecomare

By Chris / 4th March 2018

  About Texel Museum Foundation Funding support: €4,000,000 per year; 76% visitors, 17% special projects, 7% government Number of staff: 80 Number of visitors per year: 300,000 Overall aims of the centre Public support for the nature of the area of the Wadden Sea area and the North Sea Description of the centre Wadden Island…

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De Bosschuur, Lauwersmeer

By Chris / 4th March 2018

  About Staatsbosbeheer Funding support: Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture & Innovation; National Park Lauwersmeer Number of staff: 2 Number of visitors per year: 180,000 Overall aims of the centre Information about nature in the “Lauwersmeer” National Park Description of the centre The national park cover around 5000 Ha, with sandbars and open water (fresh),…

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