Photograph by Marc Thibault: Camargue coastline with lighthouse in the distance.

On 20th - 22nd June 2022, Tour du Valat hosted a training workshop on ecological wetland restoration for wetland managers and practitioners.

The workshop was supported by MedWet, in the framework of the project “Strengthening the restoration of Mediterranean Wetlands for nature and people”, coordinated by WWF Spain and financed by MAVA Foundation.

The participants were wetland managers and technicians from different restoration sites around the Mediterranean basin.

The following topics were covered during the training:

  • Restoration history and theoretical framework;
  • Experiences and practices of Mediterranean wetland restoration;
  • Nature-based solutions;
  • Restoration adapting to climate change (Mar-o-Sel); and
  • Three virtual site visits to the former saltworks, temporary marshes of Camargue and Cassaïre.