NBR/NRL Conference 20 March, Alta

March 20, 2007 • Philip BurgessReindeer

An extremely well attended seminar on the issue of reindeer grazing areas in Norway was held in Alta today. Hosted by NRL/NBR, Reindriftforvaltningen and EALAT outreach, over 140 herders, researchers, administrators and students packed the hall. Facilitated by EALAT researcher Inger Marie Eira Gaup, EALAT project leader Svein Mathiesen was amongst the presenters, which was opened by State Secretary for Sami affairs, Berit Oskal. ICR employee Philip Burgess webcast the day to the Arctic Portal, where it has been archived. ICR employee Elna Sara was also there.