26 October 2021, 18:00 CEST

In 2008, a University centre with an assignment to support the national environmental protection agency and develop nature interpretation in Sweden was established. Eva Sandberg shares what is happening within the field in Sweden and what the Swedish Centre for Nature Interpretation is working on today. She tells the story of how, this far, the centre has contributed to the development of the profession and integrated tools from heritage interpretation in practice. She shares examples and experiences and reflects on development of networks, courses, seminars, handbooks, the integration of interpretation in planning processes and practice. And of course, on the importance of international collaboration for instance with Interpret Europe. Eva welcomes questions and reflections from participants.

Eva Sandberg has been, since 2008, director of the Swedish Centre for Nature Interpretation at the Swedish University for Agricultural Sciences. The centre has assignments from the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and the Marine and Water Agency to support and develop the profession of interpretation in Sweden. Eva is involved with training, method-development and national and international collaboration projects within the field. She has been active in the field of heritage interpretation since the 1990s – as a tour guide in several European countries, for the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation and for the Skansen Outdoor Museum.