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Colouring with Lynx Funny, Palatinate Biosphere reservation mascot – colouring book for children about biodiversity

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  • Keyword(s)

    Autochthonous species, Awareness raising, Biodiversity, Environmental education, Nature conservation, Tourism, Young people


    The colouring book was devised as a catchy mean to keep children aged 4 to 10 years focused on several important features while they are visiting the biosphere reservation: knowing and preserving traditional landscape and biodiversity and recognizing the importance of environmental friendly approach within the rural territory.
    "Lynx Funny" the mascot, perform the colouring book explaining different tasks and useful information about the biosphere reserve in a suitable selection of appropriate designs.
    An overview map of the biosphere is available in the envelope of the book, with appropriate cross-references, inviting to a discovery journey of the neighborhoods. Furthermore, it helped reinforce that the operations of the partner companies of Biosphere Reserve in the field of hotel and restaurant were aligning their services to the needs of children and at the same time to contribute to the notice of the biosphere reserve and its objectives.

    & RDP Region(s)


  • [DE] Rhineland-Palatinate
  • Main purpose

    The main objective beyond the issuing of this colouring book was to help children develop an increased awareness related to nature and environment and to help them discover the Palatinate Forest biosphere reserve in an attractive and funny way, suitable to their age and knowledge.

    tools used

    A special designed website section dedicated to children on the organisation’s main website.

    Target audience

    EAFRD Beneficiaries:

  • Other rural businesses
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Other EAFRD Beneficiaries

  • Rural Development Stakeholders:

  • LAGs
  • Other Rural Development Stakeholders

  • General Audience:

  • Students
  • Youth
  • Urban Population
  • Rural Population
  • Technical information

    12 pages colouring book, bilingual: German and French. It contains information regarding landscape, flora and fauna in the reservation presented as games for children with the help of the Biosphere mascot Lynx Funny.

    Date produced


    Cost range

    up to €4 999


    Biosphärenreservat Naturpark Pfälzerwald

    Distribution & Promotion

    Name of organisation

    Biosphärenreservat Naturpark Pfälzerwald

    Type of


    Partner organisation(s)

    Parc naturel régional des Vosges du Nord - France


    Name of contact person

    Roland Stein


    Franz-Hartmann Strasse 9
    D-67466 Lambrecht


    +49 06325/9552-12