The international LIFE WILDisland project brings together 15 partners from eight countries from Bulgaria to Germany. One of the very worthwhile and valuable traditions of the project is the annual meeting in the home country of one of the partners. This year we at BROZ had the honor to prepare an unforgettable experience for all of us in cooperation with our colleagues from Fertö Hanság National Park.
The best examples of successful revitalization measures, discussions with experts, advice on what to avoid and what works well and in the long term, new professional contacts with representatives of various institutions, the opportunity to discuss current challenges. All this on the spot, with your own eyes, ears and skin. These are all reasons why…
Mossy Earth made a great video about our common project- wetland restoration in Istragov. About the wetland and its life and biodiversity and how it is evolving within the first year after first flooding. If you wanna check their professional video-production, check this great and well explaining video
After several years of efforts, negotiations with farmers, administrating permits, building fences and placing a well with watering holes, on August 15 we managed to bring cows to Apál Island, located at the confluence of Váh and Old Nitra rivers.
Rescue trapping of ground squirrels near the Bratislava airport will soon be completed. You are looking at one of the last squirrels from this capture. We recently wrote about our colleagues from our ground squirrel conservation project who have been trapping ground squirrels there to save them because there is going to be construction on this site.
We are changing pipe culverts to frame culverts. We are following with this activity on Vojcianske side arm
After we restored the arm in 2013 and dug another inflow channel last year, it is necessary to check the species composition of the fish. And that is happening right now – experts, ichthyologists from the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the Comenius University are conducting such monitoring these days. They catch, identify, measure and…
It is not any news that the largest population of ground squirrels in Slovakia lives at the Bratislava airport. Well, these squirrels naturally also run into the open countryside from there, and the mowed grass meadows between the technical buildings provide them good living space.
On Wednesday, June 14, 2023, a total of 20,000 small sturgeon juveniles were released into the Danube as part of the LIFE Living Rivers project. Sturgeons were released in three localities of their natural habitat – below the Čunovo dam, near the village of Sap and on Veľkololéský ostrov. Direct release of sturgeon fry into our rivers is one of the tools to strengthen the populations of this endangered fish species.
For several years now, we have successfully grazed sheep and donkeys at Devín Castle, and this year we managed to expand the pasture to the Devín castle Rock – which is located in the southern part, directly under the walls.