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…

Study trip “Cooperation and nature protection in the area NP Neusiedler See – Seewinkel a Fertő tó”

A study trip entitled “Cooperation and nature protection in the area NP Neusiedler See – Seewinkel a Fertő tó” organized by the Slovak Environmental Agency SEV Dropie was held on 2nd – 3rd May 2017. The study trip was designed primarily for self-government, project workers and key stakeholders at the SPA Ostrovné lúky. The Neusiedler Lake and the adjacent localities of both our…

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…

Environmental contest for primary schools: Hypericum 2017

Are you a primary school and are you interested in environmental education? Join the environmental contest Hypericum which is organised yearly by Slovak Environmental Agency. The contest will take place on 19th April 2017 in The Centre of Environmental Education SAŽP Dropie, Zemianska Olča. It is intended for pupils from 5th to 9th grades of primary school and the main topis of the…

Study trip „How to change a school garden?“”

From 5th to 6th April 2017 the study trip „How to change a school garden?“ took place within the project LIFE12 NAT/SK/001155. We have visited Waldorf primary school and kindergarten in Brno, School facility for environmental education Lipka – facilities Kamenná and Rozmarýnek and also Ecological institute Veronica in Hostětín. The weather was not the best on Thursday, but the program was very inspirational and…