APPLY NOW! 2nd UB3Guard Training School "Nature-based solutions in urban tree biosecurity"

2 February 2024

Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) encompass a wide range of strategies and approaches geared towards promoting the conservation, restoration, and sustainable management of natural systems. Harnessing the intrinsic benefits of ecosystems and biodiversity, these solutions deliver sustainable and resilient outcomes, addressing a spectrum of societal and environmental challenges.

The 2nd UB3Guard Training School explores the theory and practical application of Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) within the framework of urban tree biosecurity. Through a blend of lectures, collaborative group activities, and on-site excursions within the city of Malmö, participants engage in discussions on real-life examples and gain insights into the possibilities and hurdles associated with NBS in safeguarding urban trees from pests and pathogens.

ProgramTS NBS program Feb 2 2024.pdf

Target groups: PhD students and young researchers and innovators with relevant interests; professionals working with management and care of urban trees, urban planning, or other related tasks. The maximum number of participants to be reimbursed is limited to 12.

Instructors: Cecil Konijnendijk and Johan Östberg

Interested in joining the Training School?

To join the Training School, send your application to Johanna Witzell ( latest on April 15th, 2024. The application should contain your curriculum vitae and a motivation letter (1 page) explaining briefly why you are interested in this Training School and how you plan to use the knowledge and skills from the Training School. The expert instructors will evaluate and rank the applications, and the acceptance letters will be sent latest on April 30th.