New papers about riparian vegetation studies in Turkey

Interested by works done in Turkey about riparian vegetation, see here

A new paper in Restoration Ecology about Alder

Inês Gomes Marques et al. published a paper named “Germination and seed traits in common alder (Alnus spp.): The potential contribution of rear-edge populations to ecological restoration success” in restoration ecology see here

First International Conference on Riparian Ecosystems – April 2022 – Bratislava (Slovakia)

The COST Action CONVERGES is pleased to announce that the first international conference on Riparian Ecosystems Science and Management will be held in April 2022 (6th-8th) in Bratislava (Slovakia).


  • September 2021 : Call for papers
  • 25th November 2021 : Abstract submission deadline
  • January 2022 : Programme and registration open

More information to follow. Further questions and stay in touch ?

WG1 Workshop on preparing Manual for riparian alliances on European level and neighboring areas

The Working Group 1 of the COST Action  CONVERGES oranize a workshop in Antalya (Turkey).

Title :”Workshop on preparing Manual for riparian alliances on European level and neighboring areas“.

Date : September 13th and 14th, 2021

Agenda and program see : Antalya Meeting FINAL Agenda

If you are interested in this subject, please contact Ali KAVGACI <> and Dejan Mandzukovski <>.

Our last paper

Our latest paper: Assessing the Connectivity of Riparian Forests across a Gradient of Human Disturbance: The Potential of Copernicus “Riparian Zones” in Two Hydroregions published see here



The COST CONVERGES Action aims to establish a baseline in the state of knowledge regarding riparian vegetation and ecosystems. It is a network created to coordinate research efforts, to contribute to knowledge conversion between countries and actors (scientists, managers, policy makers, etc.) and to promote practitioners research interests in the scientific community.