Adjustments to water management and remedial measures help to preserve protected areas and conserve the landscape of the Western Langstraat.
Projects & Practice
A land consolidation project helped restore the functionality of vineyard terraces and thus maintained a landscape which is a habitat of rare species.
Maintaining natural and semi-natural meadows and wetlands to ensure suitable nesting conditions for an endangered bird species: the Aquatic Warbler.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
An environmental NGO implemented a project to preserve and maintain an old clay pit that provides shelter to a number of rare and endangered species.
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
The project aimed to develop local participatory activities within the Natura 2000 sites of Andalusia.
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.
Restoring a wetland ecosystem and creating an observation area, for ecological, hydrological, educational and touristic purposes.
Setting up a state-of-the-art greenhouse for hydroponic production of tomatoes using renewable energy sources for heating.