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Completed Large-Scale Conservation Projects

This page lists all large-scale nature conservation projects completed since 2001.

Baden-Württemberg


Bavaria

  • Regentalaue (BY): River floodplain landscape with extensive meanders with many ponds, ox-bows and reedbeds

Brandenburg

  • Uckermark Lakes (BB): Standing waters shaped glacially, with mires, heathland and forests
  • Spree Forest (BB) *: Broadly meshed watercourse system with carr woodlands, riparian woodlands and nutrient-rich moist meadows

Mecklenburg-Westpomerania

  • Schaalsee Area (SH/MV) *: Lakes and montane landscape belonging to the Lauen and West Mecklenburg region

Lower Saxony

  • Lüneburger Heide (NI): Large-scale heath landscape in Central Europe, with black grouse
  • Lutter (NI) *: Near-natural watercourse system with characteristic community of oligotrophic geestland streams and their adjoining habitats

North Rhine-Westphalia

  • Ahr River (NW) *: Representative watercourse system in the Kalkeifel region (Ahr 2000)

Rhineland Palatinate

  • Ruwer (RP) *: Near-nature watercourse in the Mittelgebirge, Germany’s central uplands

Saarland

  • Ill river (SL) *: Watercourse system similar to that in the Mittelgebirge

Saxony Anhalt


Saxony

  • Lausitzer Seenland (SN): Large-scale, undisturbed natural development on a former lignite mining site

Schleswig-Holstein

  • Schaalsee Area (SH/MV) *: Lakes and montane landscape belonging to the Lauen and West Mecklenburg region
  • Upper Treene landscape (SH): Complex landscape of mires, carr woodlands, grasslands, heaths and nutrient-poor grasslands in the upper section of the river Treene

Thuringia

  • Common grazing areas in the Thuringian Rhön (TH): Dry grassland, large-scale basalt, red and calcareous nutrient-poor grassland, juniper heaths, rock outcrops, stoney limestone fields and calcareous fens in the Vorderrhön area


* Riparian zone programme

Last Change: 27/09/2018

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