"Tree Avenues 2019" international conference held in the Czech Republic

10.7.2018 - LIBEREC
Alej Zahradky
PHOTO: Arnika
"Arnika - Center for Citizens' Support" NGO, in cooperation with authorities of Liberec County, is organizing the International conference Tree Avenues 2019. Don’t miss this opportunity to attend. It is of special interest to mayors, employees of departments of the environment and regional development, road administrations and other experts dealing with issues of landscape vegetation. The conference is held on April 25 – 26 2019 (Thu-Fri) in the city of Liberec, Czech Republic.


International Conference "Tree Avenues 2019 - Strategy for Protection and Renewal"

Conference talks: Thursday, 25 April 2019

Liberec County Hall, U Jezu 642/2a, Liberec (show on a map)

Register in time using the web form


Morning session 9,00 – 12,30

  1. New legislation on protection of trees: Pavel Chotěbor, Ministry of Environment CR
  1. Setting a tree avenues  database in Central Bohemia -  new experiences:  Jitka Gajdoštinová, Silva Tarouca Research Institute for Landscape and Ornamental Gardening, Department of Cultural Landscape and Sites, Průhonice
  1. Tree avenues  as green network and  biotops in SCI Poodří: Marcela Klemensová, Arnika, Center for Citizen´s Support

coffee break

  1. Study of Neratov tree avenue renewal: František Weisbauer, Road Authority of Pardubice County and Jiří Rozsypálek, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, Mendel University in Brno
  1. Project of tree avenues renewal along country roads and in landscape, Liberec region:   Radka Vlčková, Department of Environment and Agriculture, Liberec County
  1. Tree avenues of great importance in Liberec region – care and renewal: Šárka Weberová, Czech Landscape and Garden Society


Afternoon session 13,30-17,00

  1.  Preservation of old trees on dams - Conflicts - Solutions - Implementation using the Stoer-Waterway in the Lewitz region in the north-east of Germany as an example: Katharina Dujesiefken, BUND, Germany
  1. French legislation on protection of tree avenues: Chantal Pradine, expert to the Council of Europe, France
  1. Standards and training for avenue management: Piotr Tyszko-Chmielowiec, Foundation for Sustainable Development, Poland
  2. Tree Avenues in Sweden – management and conservation: Patrik Olsson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp, Sweden
  3. Tree Avenues in Kalliningrad Region - on the route from neglection to management: Alexandra Koroleva, Ecodefence, Russia


Discussion and conclusion


Information for participants

For participants from distant locations, we recommend you arrive at your accommodation in the afternoon of April 24 or sooner. Thus, you definitely manage to be in time for the beginning of the conference and also to enjoy the Liberec places of interest. We are recommending: EkoPark, local ZOO famous for its white tigers, or any other intriguing sight of this North Bohemian city. 

The conference fee covers organizational costs, lunch, and two refreshments.

We will provide simultaneous translation CZ/EN.

Conference talks in video formats  will be  provided in our youtube channel for studying after conference.

We can arrange accommodation for you. We will send detailed information to registered participants in advance.

Conference fee: 65 EUR


Expedition to Tree Avenues of South Moravian Region: Friday, April 26, 2019

Start: 7,45 AM, Liberec, parking  U Nisy (show on a map

Finish: 4,00 PM, Liberec, Main station (show on a map)


Trip route:

Raspenava:  historical "carriage avenue"-  its downfall and rebirth

Albrechtice u Frýdlantu -  Horní Vítkov: tree avenue along road of great landscape value

Cvikov -  Kalvárie: trees and way of the cross

Zahrádky:  Wallenstein tree avenue as a cultural heritage

Information for participants

A trip to tree avenues will be organized as an accompanying programme of the conference. Positive examples of professional care of historical avenues combined with efforts to increase traffic safety will be presented. You will meet representatives of the local civil services as well as road authorities.

During the trip, we will provide you with lunch and then bring you back to Liberec railway station.

Each participant will receive expert commentary and study materials in English.

Excursion fee: 55 EUR



Register in time using the web form

It is possible to register for the full two-day event or for a single day only as well.


Event is organized in cooperation with authorities of Liberec County and  Foundation for Sustainable Development (Poland). Event has received funding from the LIFE+ programme of the European Union.


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