Stuart Cottrell

Stuart Cottrell

Saaremaa Island
Estonia
Fellow Year: 
2011 - 2012
Cohort
3
About Stuart Cottrell

Stuart is an associate professor in the Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Department at CSU. He worked with Vilsandi National Park (VNP) and other protected area stakeholders on Saaremaa Island, Estonia to facilitate development of a collaborative conservation plan coupled with visitor management and sustainable tourism development strategies for VNP to meet criteria to become a European Protected Area Network Park (PAN). The goal of the fellowship was to enhance VNP and stakeholder capacity to manage conservation collaboratively, to enhance sustainable livelihoods among tour operators, and to enhance the wilderness experience of visitors.