Day 1: Saturday the 19th of September 2020
9-10: Registration and coffee
10-10:15 Streaming: Welcome (Dorthe Madsen)
10:15-10:45 Streaming: Veterinarian Ole Caspersen: How Animal Protection Denmark (Dyrenes Beskyttelse) rehabilitates hedgehogs
10:45-11:15 Streaming: Veterinarian Rikke Hansen: A short introduction to pain medication, anesthesia and teeth problems in hedgehogs
11:30-12 Streaming: MSc student in biology, Merel Klaarmond, BSc in ecology: Dutch hedgehogs: emerging awareness about the hedgehog in the Netherlands
12-12:30 Streaming: Senior lecturer Lucy Bearman-Brown: Hedgehog Rehabilitation: Estimating the scale of the task in hand
13:15-14 Streaming: Dr Sophie Lund Rasmussen: Suburban juvenile European hedgehogs in Denmark & Measuring behaviour and glucocorticoid levels in European hedgehogs
14:00-14:30 Streaming: Professor Dawn Scott: Should rehabilitated hedgehogs be released in winter? A comparison of survival, nest use and weight change in wild and rescued animals
14:30-14:45 Coffee break
14:45-15:30 Discussion: How to improve collaboration and communication internationally and between researchers and practitioners? How do we implement scientific results in the way we practise hedgehog care?
15:30-18 Walk and talk in Legoland (the rides are open until 17, the park until 18).
19 Conference dinner
Day 2: Sunday the 20th of September 2020
Remember to check out before today’s programme starts. You can store your luggage in the reception
9-10 Streaming: Helle Bernstorf Hydeskov EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Wildlife Population Health: Zoonotic diseases in Western European hedgehogs (Erinaceus europaeus)
10:15-10:45 Streaming: Petrus Ekbladh, product specialist in robotic lawn mowers: Robotic mowers in symbiose with garden wild life
10:45-11:25 Streaming: Dr Sophie Lund Rasmussen: The Danish Hedgehog Project
11:35-12:05 Dr Anne Berger: Overview of research methods to learn more about hedgehogs (a PDF version of the presentation will be uploaded afterwards)
12:50-13:25 Discussion: What would you like the researchers to investigate?
13:25-13:55 Streaming: Hedgehog rehabilitator Inge Tornkjær: Managing a small, independent hedgehog rehabilitation centre
13:55-14:15 Coffee break
14:15-14:45 Dr Anne Berger: Hedgehogs in Berlin – how to become a real city dweller (a PDF version of the presentation will be uploaded afterwards)
14:45-15:30 Streaming: Zoologist Hugh Warwick: Persistence, petitions and hedgehog highways
15:30-16 Facebook group, evaluation, should we do this again: how, when and where?
Thank you and get home safely!