12 January 2017: Seminar about the new Nature Conservation Act (Wet natuurbescherming)

12 January 2017: Seminar about the new Nature Conservation Act (Wet natuurbescherming)

12 January 2017: Seminar about the new Nature Conservation Act (Wet natuurbescherming)

13.12.2016 NL law

On the 1 January 2017 the new Nature Conservation Act (Wet natuurbescherming) will replace the Nature Conservation Act 1998, the Flora & Fauna Act and the Forestry Act. The purpose of the new legislation is to create a framework which is in line with European directives and transfer the care competence regarding flora and fauna from the Dutch state to the provinces. Stibbe has organized a seminar (in Dutch) on the 12 January 2017 to outline the most important insights into and consequences of the new provisions.

During the seminar our speakers will discuss various subjects including: 1) protection of nature conservation areas 2) protection of species and 3) legal proceedings and monitoring. There will also be time for questions and discussion about these topics.

Please find the details of the program below. There will be no fee for the seminar, but we advise you to reserve a place as the number of participants is limited. If you would like to attend kindly apply via

The provisional program:

12.00 – 13.00 uur: Welcome and lunch

13.00 – 13.45 uur: Opening and introduction

13.45 – 14.30 uur: Protection of nature conservation areas

14.30 – 15.00 uur: Pause [ or….break/interval]

15.00 – 15.45 uur: Protection of species

15.45 – 16.30 uur: Legal proceedings and monitoring

16.30 – 16.45 uur: Wrap-up

16.45 – 18.00 uur: Drinks

Kindly note this seminar will be held in Dutch.



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