New site – and wildlife guidelines

June 13th, 2013

With financial support from Svalbard Environmental Protection Fund, AECO has developed 11 new site specific guidelines for Svalbard – and also a walrus guideline. We have added the new site guidelines and wildlife guidelines to our webpage. Site specific guidelines are considered important tools to manage visits on specific sites. The guidelines include general and historic information on the site, before focusing on important considerations visitors are asked to take when visiting. With 11 new site specific guidelines, AECO has developed a total of 20 site specific guidelines over the last two years,. Developing guidelines includes on site inspection together specialists, included biologists, botanist. archeologist and tourism experts. AECO has all togher received NOK 1 650 000 from Svalbard Environmental Protection Fund to develop site guuidelines for Svalbard.