Wolf Managing Strategy Needs in Northern Germany

Eick vonRuschkowski

Alfred Toepfer Academy for Nature Conservation of Lower Saxony

Since March 2017, Eick holds the position of director of the Alfred Toepfer Academy for Nature Conservation, a state-operated research and teaching institution in Northern Germany. Previously, he was the head of the department for nature conservation and environmental policy at NABU/BirdLife Germany in Berlin, a 600,000-member-NGO. He has also been a research assistant and policy advisor. Eick holds a master's degree in environmental sciences and a PhD in environmental planning. In his work, he has always focused on the human dimensions of natural resource and wildlife conflicts.


Wolf populations have expanded across Germany over the course of the last 20 years. The number of wolf packs has risen from one in 2000 to 47 in 2016. Along with the spreading range, wolf encounters have risen, as well as the... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Eick vonRuschkowski (Alfred Toepfer Academy for Nature Conservation of Lower Saxony)

Topic Areas

Topics: The Changing Nature of Wildlife Conservation , Topics: Human-Wildlife Conflict , Topics: Increasing HDFW Capacity


T-1B » HWC: Wolf (08:00 - Tuesday, 19th September, Assembly Hall B)

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