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2018 Scottish Section Conference

Wildlife Tourism in Scotland: A Wildlife Destination or a Destination for Wildlife?

24 January 2018, Aberdeen

Biographies and Abstracts

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Conference presentations can be downloaded below. Please click the presentation title to download a PDF version

The potential of marine tourism and recreation data as tools for strategic understanding and management of visitor pressure and disturbance on sensitive sites
Stephen Orr (LUC)

Infrastructure in Iconic Places: The Impacts of Getting to Great Destinations
Caroline McParland CEnv MCIEEM (Jacobs UK Ltd)

The Aberdeen Marine Mammal Experience
Zoe Crutchfield (Arup)

Coastal Squeeze? Seabird nesting success and loafing behaviour in response to cliff-top and water-based visitors at St Abb’s Head, Berwickshire (not currently available)  
Karen Diele (Edinburgh Napier University / St Abbs Marine Station)

“Nothing to See Here” – delivering better wildlife viewing experiences
Paul Hibberd (Forest Enterprise Scotland)

'Putting the Wild into Angus': Developing an undervalued Wildlife Tourism Destination
Kelly Ann Dempsey MCIEEM (Angus Council)

Forvie National Nature Reserve: Hopes and hindrances for the creation of Scotland’s best wildlife watching destination
Annabel Drysdale (Scottish Natural Heritage)

Getting it right on the ground: What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? A Capercaille case-study
Eric Baird (Glen Tanar Charitable Trust Ranger Service)