6. International Convention on Crayfish of Forums Flusskrebse and Canovention of the LIFE+ Project "Woodland - Water - Wilderness" in the Eifel Nationalpark

12th to 15th September 2013,  in Schleiden-Gemünd, Germany

Topics of the lectures:

  • Protection and settlement of crayfish
  • Stone crayfish and white-clawed crayfish (population developement, protection, settlement)
  • Invasive crayfish (impacts and measures against)
  • breeding crayfish
  • crayfish plague
Course of action

Thursday 12.09.13

19.00 Opening of the exhibition crayfish, Gemünder Park Restaurant, Saal Linden
20.00 - 22.00 Solo Concert with Günter Hochgürtel, local songwriter, Gemünder Park Restaurant, Großer Kursaal
Friday 13.09.13  
08.30 - 09.00 Registration
09.00 - 12.30 Welcome, 1. part of Lectures
12.30 - 13.45 Lunchtime

14.00 - 18.30

Exkursion (max. 120 participants)


09.00 - 12.30 2. part of Lectures
12.30 - 13.45 Lunchtime
14.00 - 18.30 Uhr Exkursion (max. 120 participants)

18.30 - ca.  22.30

Guided tour and barbecue on the former Nazi order castle Vogelsang IP
Sunday 15.09.13  
09.00 - 13 2. part of Lectures, end of convention

Buffet lunch at the park restaurant / evening event at Vogelsang IP

We offer a total of 24.00 euros a buffet lunch in the restaurant Gemünder Park on Friday and Saturday at:

Tuesday: Pasta with Salmon or stew with potatoes or fried vegetables with rice (12,00 EUR)

Saturday: Chicken with rice or beef with cabbage and potatoes, or potato soup Eifel either vegetarian or with sausage side dish and salad buffet (12.00 €)

Please specify in your application if you participate in the buffet. If you wish to attend only one day at the lunch buffet, please email us and remit the appropriate amount.

We offer conference participants an evening event at Vogelsang IP. There we get a guided tour (60 min) on the history of the former Nazi Order Castle and then join a barbecue with salad bar, meat and vegetarian barbecue variations (16,50 EUR). You can end the day with talks and discussions. A bus will take the participants back to Schleiden-Gemuend.

We do not charge any registration fee. In addition to travel and accommodation, participants have to pay for - if they sign up for it - the cost of the buffet lunch * in the Gemünder Park Restaurant and for the barbecue* on Vogelsang IP.

* Excluding drinks

Please remit the appropriate amount no later than 23 August 2013 to the following account:

Purpose: Your Name, Essen, Flusskrebstagung
Owner of the Account: Biologische Station AC
Account No.: 1070735087
BLZ: 39050000 (Sparkasse Aachen)
IBAN: DE16 3905 0000 1070 7350 87


I take bindingly part in the evening event on Saturday at Vogelsang IP (guided tour and dinner, contribution towards expenses 16,50 Euro)

I take bindingly part in the lunch buffet at the park restaurant at Friday and Saturday (contribution towards expenses 2x lunch buffet, 24 Euro together)

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