Partner of the project Water research institute created a physical model of Danube river-branch system

In the rooms of hydraulic laboratory of the Water research institute (VÚVH) the employees created physical model of the part of the river-branch system. The model optimalise the main parameters, position and configuration of crosswise structures with the aim to achieve optimal conditions of the stream. Using this model and following field measurements and calculations…

Restoration of steep river banks and nesting walls – Bátorove Kosihy

The restoration of nesting walls in Bátorové Kosihy was prepared and carried out in close cooperation with the local administration office, the mayor and local organization “Brehuľa” (Sand Martin). Information pannels informed the locals about the ongoing works. The nesting locality was used by a colony before the reconstruction, but parts started to overgrow with…

Planting of native woody species of floodplain forests in cadastral area of Bodíky

In April 2017 altogether  3375 nurslings of native woody species were planted in the forest in the cadastral area of Bodíky. The planting was realised on the localities after logging where natural reproduction of trees had not occured. We chose reforestation on these areas to prevent spreading of invasive woody species and to ensure species composition…

Grown seedlings of native trees

Partner of the project – NLC – has managed to grow several native tree species that will be planted soon in the forest – common oaks, barren pear and apple trees, lindens and black poplars. Altogether 4325 seedlings have been grown. In the same time “mother heads” of black and white poplars have been planted…

TV debate about Devínska Kobyla

Devínska Kobyla is one of the most visited areas for population of the capital. It is characterized by a high diversity of fauna and flora. It is part of the Protected Landscape Area Malé Karpaty and also it belongs to the Network of nature protection areas in the territory of the European Union NATURA 2000.…

Workshop – Danube floodplain forest

On 28.1.2017 took place in project area Danube floodplain forest expert workshop. The main objective was introducing the area of Danube floodplain forest, management in this area and experiences with nature conservation. Workshop manage project manager Andrej Devečka, who focused on activities: C.1: Restoration and management of forest habitats, B.1: Long-term lease of land and…