On October 21 the conference was preceded by practical field excursions to three different locations in Germany.
Excursion 1: Holsatian Habitat Corridors
(Björn Schulz, Foundation for Nature Protection Schleswig-Holstein)
Excursion 2: Network of biotopes – Wild Cat Corridor
(Christiane Bohn, BUND)
Excursion 3: Ecological Corridor South Brandenburg
(Ms. Niebrügge, Brandenburg Wilderness Foundation)