On 30 June 2023, the interdisciplinary closing conference of the Horizon 2020 project „Citizen Science for Environmental Citizenship: Backyard Birding and the Potential for Cultivating Green Engagement“ (EnviroCitizen) was held in Brussels. On one hand, the presentations given summarized the activities and results of the project, on the other hand, they looked hopefully into the future – the time remaining until the end of the project will be dedicated to sharing the completed educational materials, videos and research results with the public. Elle-Mari Talivee represented Estonia as a member of the project and senior researcher at the Under and Tuglas Literature Centre, ecopoet Maarja Pärtna read her poetry as a guest.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 872557.