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The Wetland Centre has nine employees. We have an offices in Dokka (Storgata 32 2870 Dokka) and at our visitor centre in Odnes (Gamlevegen 84), where we conduct nature interpretation and hold meetings and seminars.

It is possible to reach the wetland centre from Odnes by bus. Click here for timetables for Dokka and Hov, Gjøvik and Dokka.

 

You can write to us at: Dokkadeltaet Nasjonale Våtmarkssenter AS, Pb. 135, 2882 Dokka

 

Send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or directly to one of our employees.

 

Employees

 

Magnus Nygård – Managing director

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Magnus is the managing director for the organisation. He has a master’s degree in Nature Conservation from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. He is qualified in NiN surveying and has lots of experience of this type of surveying, including managing NiN surveying projects. He has acted as project lead for a number of large projects and surveying work and has good knowledge of using the "Naturbase" and "Artsdatabank" applications. Within the organisation Magnus works with habitat restoration, surveying, monitoring, preservation of semi-natural habitats and nature interpretation. Mobile: + 47 468 06 423 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Tonje Berland – Advisor

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Employed in the role of advisor for the preservation of semi-natural habitats and habitat restoration work. Studied Natural Habitat Conservation at Nord-Trøndelag University College. Tonje’s main area of interest is the conservation of threatened habitats and species. She has a passion for bird and plant life. Holds A and B licences for bird ringing as well as a certificate for electrofishing. Performs surveying work as well as the identification and registration of species. Has responsibility for providing advice regarding grants and the preservation of semi-natural habitats, as well as for nature interpretation for schools and the public. Tonje also has experience and the necessary qualifications for NiN 2.0 surveying. Mobile: + 47 908 13 026

 

Geir Høitomt – Senior advisor

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Has been part of the Dokka Delta Wetland Centre right from the start. Has competence within many areas of the natural sciences and lots of experience of nature conservation in practice. Has performed surveying work and species identification and registration for both public and private stakeholders for many years. Geir also has experience and the necessary qualifications for NiN 2.0 surveying. Concerned with increasing the focus on wetlands and mire restoration, both local and regionally. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Trond Øigarden - Advisor

 

Trond’s main duties include the preservation of semi-natural habitats and habitat restoration, surveying, monitoring and diverse project work. He is a qualified biologist from the Norwegian Natural History Museum, University of Oslo. His main subject is behavioural ecology with the European dipper as a study species. Trond has worked in DNA laboratories and as an independent biologist. Birds are both a job and a passion for Trond. He has a role for the Norwegian Ornithological Society, and holds an A licence for bird ringing. Trond has published the book The European Pond Dipper – Norway’s National Bird. Mobile +47 950 77 558. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Stine Wiger Elvigen - Advisor

Stine is employed in the role of advisor. She has a master’s degree in Nature Conservation from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, with specialisations in several areas including botany. In addition to this Stine has taken courses in NiN 2.0 surveying. Her main responsibilities are surveying, habitat monitoring, semi-natural habitat preservation work and habitat restoration, as well as diverse project work. Mobile: +47 907 04 275 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Kristine Heistad - Advisor

Kristine is employed in the role of advisor. She has a master’s degree in Water Management from the University of South-Eastern Norway (USN). She has experience of field work from projects at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences and has teaching experience from USN. Her main responsibilities are semi-natural habitat preservation and restoration work, surveying, control of invasive species, habitat monitoring and diverse project work. Mobile: +47 977 84 639 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Jan Erik Noreng - Advisor

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Jan Erik is employed in the role of advisor within semi-natural habitat preservation and habitat restoration. He is a qualified forestry technician with lots of experience of forest management. He also is active with a farm with forestry and sheep and is involved in the "Inn på tunet" initiative. He likes to help to shape nature, both with the help of things with two and four legs as well as things with wheels. Mobile: +47 902 259 44 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Espen Sommer Værland - Advisor

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Espen is employed in the position of advisor. His responsibilities are mainly associated with surveying, communication, and project work. He has a master’s degree which was focused on the surveying of heritage landscapes using NiN 2.0 and "Håndbok 13" from the Norwegian Natural History Museum, University of Oslo (UiO). He is a keen botanist with lots of experience from courses, work and hobbies. Espen is actively involved with the Norwegian Botanical Association, especially as a trip leader as part of the young botanist project, and also has lots of teaching experience from his time at UiO.

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Øystein Settem Wold - Advisor

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Øystein is employed in the role of advisor. He has a bachelor’s degree in Biology from NMBU and Maths from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He is a self-taught vascular plant botanist and was especially interested in plant life in his teens. He has taken a range of introductory subjects within plant systematics and species knowledge for vascular plants, lichens, mosses. In addition to this he has taken surveying courses for NiN 2.0 surveying. His responsibilities will be associated with NiN surveying as well as diverse project work. Mobile: +47 980 90 349 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Snorre Sundsbø - Advisor

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Snorre is employed in the role of advisor. He has a master’s degree in Ecology from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences and wrote his dissertation on how a warmer climate might affect the species assemblages of mountain mosses. Alongside his studies at NMBU he lectured in three subjects with a central focus on botanical species knowledge: mosses and lichens – floristics and ecology BOT210, plant diversity BOT100 and forest management SKOG100. His interest in species knowledge was reflected in the subjects he chose, as well as his hobbies. Mobile: +47 480 12 287 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Andrea Rishatt – Project support officer and advisor

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Andrea is employed in the role of project support officer and advisor. She has a master’s degree in Nature Conservation from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) with specialisation in water pollution. She took subjects such as ecotoxicology and environmental pollutants, forest ecology and conservation biology. Andrea has experience of field work from her dissertation and several surveying courses, and is very interested in environmental and habitat conservation. Her duties include projects concerning pollution and other diverse project work. Mobile: 974 35 490 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Lea Hochn - Project support officer and advisor

Lea is employed in the role of project support officer and advisor. She has a master’s degree from the University of South-Eastern Norway (USN) and a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Ecology from the University of Münster (Germany). For her bachelor’s dissertation she wrote about how Svalbard’s reindeer population is responding to climate and vegetation changes. She is now working on her dissertation for her master’s degree that is being conducted in Trillemark-Rollagsfjell nature reserve. Here she is surveying polypores, lichens and higher plants in forestry plantations and natural woodlands. Lea has a lot of practical experience of farm and shepherding work and is very interested in the cultural landscape and the sustainable use of it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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