Organising a series of educational events to raise awareness and interest about the environmental functions of the peatlands in Brandenburg.
Projects & Practice
Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.
The construction of a treetop path that enhances visitors’ experience in one of the oldest oak forests in Europe.
A project addressing the Water Framework Directive, by restoring the natural flow of a stream, while preserving the local cultural heritage and protecting from floods.
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.
Offering health and support services to elderly people and those in need by converting a former vicarage into a community care facility.
A LEADER project that aims to educate and support the local population, especially young people, to improve the biodiversity in the villages of the area.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.
The local community of Ballstadt created a financially self-sustaining combined village shop and café, which acts as an important meeting place for the local community.