A LEADER project that promoted the use of the local natural heritage as a lever for sustainable local development.
Projects & Practice
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.
Supporting the development of a demonstration model of a new harvesting machine adapted to the environment of Danish wetlands.
‘Nature Connects’ is a campaign to raise and generate awareness on the importance of biodiversity in rural landscapes by bringing together land owners, experts and the broader public.
Using LEADER support to provide information and raise awareness about wild bee protection.
Implementing a result-based nature conservation measure for species and habitat protection as to allow more flexibility for farmers in choosing and implementing management activities suitable to their land.
In favour of biodiversity, a municipality decided to remove spruce trees growing on municipal soil and to rehabilitate broadleaved trees that were originally growing in these areas.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.
An agricultural holding installed 42 ha of pastures which helped increase the farm’s livestock while increasing carbon sequestration and offering environmental services.
On farm care is a new type of service which can help farms diversify while significantly contributing to a more natural rehabilitation process for people in need.