Norway

Randsfjordmuseet

By James Cutler / 18th March 2019

About Name of organisation Randsfjordmuseet Funding support State/county/municipal Number of staff 19 Number of visitors per year 26,000 Overall aims of the centre Conservation and communication of the cultural and natural history in our region Description of the centre Randsfjordmuseet consists of 4 museums with considerable distance between them. In the mountains is Kittilbu Utmarksmuseum…

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Visitor centre wetland Ilene

By Chris / 7th March 2018

  About Vestfold county governor Funding support: Norwegian directorate of environment and self-generated income Number of staff: 1.2 full time equivalent Number of visitors per year: 15,000 Overall aims of the centre Through information and positive experiences we want to raise awareness among the general public and young people, about the importance of nature and…

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Oslo Wetland Center – Østensjøvannet

By Chris / 6th March 2018

  About Oslo Wetland Center – Østensjøvannet Funding support: Norwegian Environment Agency and Oslo municipality. Number of staff: 0.5 full time equivalent. Number of visitors per year: Approximately 10,000. Overall aims of the centre Inform the society about the importance of wetlands and how their biological diversity is of vital importance to preserve. Description of…

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Oslo Wetland Center – Lilløyplassen

By Chris / 5th March 2018

  About Lilløyplassen naturhus   Funding support: Norwegian Environment Agency and Bærum municipality Number of staff: 0.5 full time equivalent Number of visitors per year: Approximately 4,000 Overall aims of the centre To inform society about the importance of biological diversity and wetlands Description of the centre The site is an old farm of about…

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Orland nasjonale vatmarksenter, Norway

By Chris / 5th March 2018

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…

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Nordre Øyeren

By Chris / 5th March 2018

  About Wetland Nordre Øyeren Name of organisation: Fetsund Lenser Funding support: Governmental and own income Number of staff: 2 biologists and several staff in the cafe Number of visitors per year: 50.000 visits Fetsund Lenser every year and many of these visit our wetland centre as well. Overall aims of the centre Our overall…

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Dokka Delta Wetlands Centre

By Chris / 4th March 2018

  About Norwegian Ramsar Information Centre Management and funding The project is run by a board consisting of regional politicians and administrators. The aim of the project is to establish a Wetland Centre on the banks of Randsfjorden, Norway’s fourth biggest lake. The Centre will be very close to the Dokka Delta, a Ramsar site.…

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