August 2000: Nereis Park web page launched
18th April 2001: Statement of the "Original 41" members
17th May 2002: Nereis Park registered as non profit making association Read the statutes
9th September 2002: Nereis Park web domain activated
6th-9th November 2004: First Nereis Park Conference "Bioturbation: The Ever Changing Seafloor" in Carry-le-Rouet (France) - Pdf version of the conference book
May 2006: Death of Gaston Desrosiers
June 2006: call for volunteers for the organization of the Second Nereis Park Conference
Summer 2006: among the different volunteers (thanks to them), Filip Meysman and Jack Middelburg (NIOO, The Netherlands) were selected to organize the Second Nereis Park Experiment 2008.
September 2006: preparation of the First Nereis Park Experiment for Spring 2007
Spring 2007: the First Nereis Park Experiment started
November 2007: 10 000 visits to the Nereis Park website
August 23-27 2008: the Second Nereis Park Conference: "Bioturbation: An update on Darwin’s last idea" in Renesse (The Netherlands). For more information go to the conference website: http://www.bioturbation.be/ - Pdf version of the conference program. Thanks to Filip and Jack.
September 2008: we struk the iron when is was hot: call for volunteers for the organization of the Third Nereis Park Conference in 2011.
January 2009: Nereis Park Newsletter #0 published .
January 2009: The Third Nereis Park Conference will be organized by the Göteborg University group and held at the Kristineberg Marine Station (Sweden) in August 2011.