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Valuation,  Conservation,  and  Sustainable  Management

Discover the many ways that we benefit from forests through ecosystem services and learn how to protect and use them in a sustainable manner.

Build your skills in economic valuation, strategic planning, and stakeholder engagement for conserving and managing forest ecosystems properly.

Use the results and lessons from the Codru Quest research project to inspire and guide your own nature conservation actions in your local forest.

Join MEGA's free on-line course "Forest Ecosystem Services: Valuation, Conservation, and Sustainable Management"!

The course includes not only theoretical knowledge on the topic of forests and their ecosystem services delivered via video trainings.

You also get access to its reading resources, namely a handy manual and a set of articles with more detailed information on the subject.

Besides that, the course invites you to practice accumulated knowledge via a series of practical tasks in the form of game-like missions.

These missions are available in the MEGA's on-line platform for project gamification and e-learning called MEGA Game.


10 informative trainings with appealing video materials, detailed transcripts for each video, and supporting illustrations


Comprehensive manual with the entire content of the course supplied by research articles with additional information on the subject


10 practical tasks in the form of gamified missions and the final challenge with potential to create real-world positive change

The course is available to you for free, thanks to the kind support of the Rufford Foundation.

The support was provided by the Foundation in the form of a grant for the project
The Codru Quest II: A New Hope. Conservation of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in the Codru Forest
Education, Gamified Research, and Stakeholder Engagement”.

The video materials for the course were filmed and edited by the studio LT Creations.

If you like the course, we invite you to support us in creating and delivering more
on-line courses on various topics related to nature conservation and environmental science.

You can do this as a donation via PayPal by pressing the button below. Thank you in advance!

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