Health and recreation in forest and landscape

1st to 3rd April 2009

What was the event?

This conference brought together people from science and practice and fosters the dialogue between the health sciences and the health, landscape, and forest related sciences in Switzerland and in Europe.

Conference website

Forest Research involvement:

  • Liz O’Brien presented a paper on ‘Encouraging under-represented groups to use woodlands and green spaces for physical activity’
  • Darren Moseley presented a paper on ‘Animal disease risk in the countryside: providing appropriate information, avoiding alarm’.

Who was the event suitable for?

Researchers and practitioners interested in the relationship between landscape and health.

Where did the event take place?

Birmendsdorf, Switzerland


For further information please contact:

Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf

Susanne Raschle
Tel: +41 44-739 24 75