World day of wetlands

The motto of this year’s the World Day of wetlands lays stress on the important role, which wetlands play in our lives. The future of humanity depends on wetlands. The wetlands withholds and cleans water, offers fishes, rice and crops, which feed a milion of people of the world. Wetlands works like nature sponge, reduce…

Discover the other cheek of Devínska Kobyla

Elements placed along the blue marked tourist path from Sandberg to Weitov quarry present the area of Devínska Kobyla not only as a natural treasure, but also as an important paleontological site with an extraordinary history . There are 7 newly installed educational-artistic elements to be found here, with the theme of flora and fauna…

The World Biodiversity Day in Bratislava

22nd May is Internetion Biodiversity Day – Regional Association for Nature Conservation and Sustainable Development (BROZ) in cooperation with Slovak and international partners (CEE web for biodiversity) have prepared several interesting activities for public in National Nature Reserve Devinska Kobyla (1) and on the confluence of Danube and Morava river (2). 1. Come and visit…

Wetlands Day

Each year on February 2nd we commemorate the World Day of Wetlands, habitats that are home to rare plant and animal species – many of which are already critically  endangered. In 2014 the main topic is also the relationship of wetlands and agriculture and promotion of partnership between conservationists and farmers by their protection and…

A study visit focused on grazing management in protected areas in Austria

On 19.-20.9. 2013, within the project Natura 2000 BA, we participated along with representatives of the SNC, Daphne, Bratislava Magistrate and the Regional Office for the Environment, in an interesting study visit in Austria, aimed at successful examples of pasture management in protected areas. We visited the sites Lobau, Bisamberg, Glaslauterriegel-Heferlberg-Fluxberg and Hundsheim.

Restoration measures on the River Morava – a field trip and exchange of experience with the project LIFE + Lower Morava Floodplains

The visit focused on bilateral exchange of experience in restoration measures on the River Morava. The currently running LIFE + project Lower Morava floodplains, is based on previous projects of revitalization of side arms, meanders and shore fortifications. Within the exchange of experience, we visited three sites in the area between Angern and Markthof.