Consequently, creating wide networks among professionals is important. A wide network also provides the opportunity for experience-sharing that everyone can benefit from. Think wide and avoid getting stuck in traditional categorisations of what a landscape is. Even in an area with high natural values, social issues are important for maintaining the high values. In a cultural landscape this is more obvious, but also in genuine wilderness areas tourism and outdoor activities are important to the landscape values. You must also be open-minded towards different professionals and show curiosity of what they can tell you.
Introduction - building confidence
To have participative planning process needs time and planning to start. Here we will present some ideas for a smooth beginning of the process.
South Baltic Landscape Forum has been created in the framework of the LIFEscape project. LIFEscape was co-financed by the South Baltic Programme of the European Union (European Regional Development Fund). It has been implemented between May 2011 and April 2014 under the leadership of Elbląg High-Plain Landscape Park, Poland.