Willow pollarding workshop 2020

Today we pollarded willows in protected bird area Ostrovne Luky. The day saw a lot of action, sawing, falling wood.. Even nature conservation and sustainable management of the countryside can sometimes look this way. For old willows pollarding is essential to prolog their life-span. Willows have an incredible ability to rejuvenate and new branches will…

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Planting trees with volunteers

In december we planted trees with volunteers from DELL, Mary Kay and Geocaching community. We planted black poplars – native species of the Danube floodplain forests. In 3 days we planted 1000 saplings which will grow to be majestic old poplars. Photoreport below:

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New information panel – Kľúčovec

If you admire the Danube river and its side arms, visit the area near the Kľúčovec village, where we are gradually starting to restore the river branch system along the Danube. This year we re-connected the lower part of the Kľúčovské arm to the main stream of the Danube. There is also an information panel,…

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Another Danube branch restored!

The Kľúčovské rameno arm – already the eighth arm, which, together with partner organizations, we managed to restore in the river branch system of the Danube. Together we are celebrating another significant milestone in our efforts to restore the Danube inland delta. Work began in March and finished in November 2019. A side overflow was…

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We will restore wetlands in a landscape suffering from drought

We will restore small-scale wetlands in SPA Ostrovné Lúky. Not only is it a big support for local biodiversity in the local intensely agricultural landscape, wetlands also help to store fresh water in an area which is suffering from a long-term drought. They also play a significant role as carbon sinks and therefore act as mitigators of climate…

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The grazers return to the glasslands! – a herd of rescued horses

We are thrilled at the nice outcome of a cooperation between nature conservationists and animal protectors. On the pohotographs you can see the result of two good things coming together. This month we started a cooperation with a local stakeholder, a lady who rescues abandoned and neglected horses. She was looking for a medow where they could graze and have…

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