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March 2018

National Week Without Meat

March 5 @ 8:00 am - March 11 @ 5:00 pm

  5 - 11 March 2018 the Future For Nature Academy joins the 'Nationale Week Zonder Vlees' (National Week Without Meat). This initiative was started to create more awareness on the environmental impact of a carnivorous live-style and promote a flexitarian diet by providing nice recipes and ideas. Will you join as well?

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Bee-lecture and Beehotel building workshop

March 6

On the 6th of March you can join FFN Academy for a lecture about bees (given by behavioural ecologist and bee-expert dr. Marie-Jose Duchateau from Utrecht University). The lecture is followed by a workshop bee-hotel building! Details will follow soon!

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April 2018

Workshops Ecology

April 11 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: The main language of this event will be Dutch! Do you wonder what it means for The Netherlands that the wolf is returning? Do you have a true interest in sustainability and for example the recovery of peatlands? Or do you happen to notice all too well the dramatic decline in the number of insects around us? Then stop what you are doing and subscribe for this event! The Future For Nature Academy organizes a unique workshop with…

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FFN Academy Day 2018

April 18
Velp, lecture room Kapel

On February 20 the Future For Nature Foundation announced the winners of the Future For Nature Award 2018 and now you have the chance to meet them here in the Netherlands! The Future For Nature Academy has the amazing opportunity to present you the winners of 2018: Adam Miller, Geraldine Werhahn, and Trang Nguyen. In a College Tour setting we are organizing an evening of success stories and interesting discussions on the pathway to a successful career in nature conservation.…

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May 2018

Jane Goodall – Deadline contribution book for Jane

May 15 @ 8:00 pm

FFN Academy will present Jane Goodall with a special gift, to which you all can contribute! Jane’s life work has been to spread inspiration and hope for our future across the globe. To show to her how she inspired all of us and what kind of impact she has had on our lives and minds, we would like to present her with a book full of our personal messages. This, according to us, can entail anything, so be creative! What…

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Lecture: Painted Dog Conservation

May 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
lecture room 3a12, HAS Den Bosch, Onderwijsboulevard 221
Den Bosch,

Poaching, hunting, diseases and habitat loss: the Painted Dog, also known as African Wild Dog, faces many threats. Less than 7000 individuals of this species, unique to Africa, are left in the wild. Painted Dog Conservation (PDC) is committed to the protection of the Painted Dog population in Zimbabwe, one of the last strongholds of this species. Stopping poaching and hunting, improving gene pools and fighting diseases are some of the major activities of PDC. During this lecture, Wilton Nsimango,…

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Jane Goodall – Livestream on location

May 24 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

What you do makes a difference and you have to decide what kind of difference  you want to make’ – dr. Jane Goodall –  (Registration required, see below) Dr. Jane Goodall is a British primatologist, ethologist and anthropologist. She is world famous for her pioneering research of chimpanzees. She founded the Jane Goodall Institute and the Roots&Shoots program to raise awareness and connect youth to nature. Goodall is a UN Peace Envoy and has written books about her chimpanzee research and her vision…

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June 2018

Bat excursion Utrecht

June 1 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Would you like to learn more about the secretive critters that share the city with us and move about after dark? FFN Academy is hosting a bat excursion where ecologist and bat-expert Ilco van Woersem will take you on a night tour to show you exactly where to find them and give you all the intriguing details about their ecology and behaviour . You will even get the chance to hear their calls and learn how to recognise different species…

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Lecture Wildlife crime – Andrew Lemieux

June 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cafe de Oerknal, Amsterdam science park 306

Problem-oriented Wildlife Protection Wildlife protection is the business of international NGOs, national governments, and academics. Given the diversity of threats to ecosystems, a wide range of disciplines is needed to design effective solutions to tackle wildlife crime, such as the poaching and trading of wildlife. Dr. Andrew Lemieux approaches wildlife crime from a criminological perspective, and is particularly focused on applying lessons learned from research on crime prevention and policing to improve wildlife protection. Together with key partners in the…

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August 2018

Future For Nature Academy joins Boskalis Beach Cleanup 2018

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Together team Future For Nature Academy cleans the beach! Looking for a fun summer activity that also allows you to help out nature a bit? Join Future For Nature Academy for the Boskalis Beach Cleanup Tour 2018! Together with an enthusiastic team of FFN Aacademy volunteers, you can all contribute to a clean Dutch coastline while at the same time spending a good day at the beach. We will be joining Stichting de Noordzee and Boskalis for the cleanup session…

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