ConnectGREEN Restoring and managing ecological corridors in mountains as the green infrastructure in the Danube basin

  • ConnectGREEN - Expert in large mammals on Serbia's journey towards establishing an ecological network
    - 25-11-2019
    Expert in large mammals on Serbia's journey towards establishing an ecological network

    November 25th 2019. Serbia. In an interview for ConnectGREEN, Mr. Vladan Bjedov, expert in large mammals and ecological connectivity at the Institute for Nature Conservation of Serbia, discusses the status of the ecological network in his...

  • ConnectGREEN - “Ecological connectivity” becomes a regular topic on national TV due to Serbian ConnectGREEN team
    - 01-11-2019
    “Ecological connectivity” becomes a regular topic on national TV due to Serbian ConnectGREEN team

    November 1st, 2019. Belgrade, Serbia. The TV set of Serbian National Television (RTS 2) host a team of representatives of the ConnectGREEN project who are today’s guests of the “Edu Global” show. Mrs. Marina Nenkovic-Riznic from IAUS (Institute...

  • ConnectGREEN - Project introduced to Romania’s top planners at prestigious national conference on urban and territorial development
    - 24-10-2019
    Project introduced to Romania’s top planners at prestigious national conference on urban and territorial development

    October 24th 2019. Bucharest, Romania. ConnectGREEN project was introduced to highest-level decision-makers and specialists in urban and territorial development, with the occasion of the 16th edition of the prestigious national research...

  • ConnectGREEN - Field Monitoring of Ecological Corridors is Under Preparation
    - 15-10-2019
    Field Monitoring of Ecological Corridors is Under Preparation

    October 2019. South-Western Carpathians, Romania.  Preparation for data collection from ecological corridors in Romania is in full operation, as WWF Romania’s field experts are actively testing monitoring tools in the field. We have already...

  • ConnectGREEN - Representatives of Djerdap National Park Host Children's Workshop
    - 08-10-2019
    Representatives of Djerdap National Park Host Children's Workshop

    On October 7, 2019, representatives of PE "Djerdap National Park" held a workshop at Kindergarten Marija Muncan in Donji Milanovac, Serbia, as a way to promote the ConnectGREEN project. ConnectGREEN is a project dedicated to improving ecological...

  • ConnectGREEN - ConnectGREEN partners connect in Budapest
    - 25-09-2019
    ConnectGREEN partners connect in Budapest

    September 25th, 2019. Budapest, Hungary. ConnectGREEN project partners join in order to look back at the first project year and to bring project work further, by sharing knowledge and planning ahead. Over 30 representatives of various project...

  • ConnectGREEN - Ema. Ľubo. Iwo... Let Animals Wander in the Countryside.
    - 18-09-2019
    Ema. Ľubo. Iwo... Let Animals Wander in the Countryside.

    I am Ema. You recently attracted me by the smell of apples, fish and corn. You caught me and put a telemetry collar on me. But I don’t blame you. I know that you just want to help me. Because we have a problem. Your roads, growing cities, fields...

  • ConnectGREEN - The National Ecological Network and its important role in Hungarian spatial planning
    - 06-06-2019
    The National Ecological Network and its important role in Hungarian spatial planning

    Conservation of ecologically valuable habitats can only be achieved as a result of the effective cooperation of nature conservation and spatial planning. In Hungary, this joint work is guided by the National Spatial Plan and the related Act,...

  • ConnectGREEN - Western Carpathians pilot area: Czech-Slovak partners meeting
    - 29-04-2019
    Western Carpathians pilot area: Czech-Slovak partners meeting

    On 26th of March 2019, ConnectGREEN project partners from the Czech Republic and Slovakia met to discuss in detail the methodology and plan for activities in the project pilot area. The meeting followed the national meeting in Vsetín, Czech...

  • ConnectGREEN - Interview: Wolves are returning to their former territories, but human infrastructures cause problems
    - 17-04-2019
    Interview: Wolves are returning to their former territories, but human infrastructures cause problems

    Wolves and all of the species returning to their old territories face the same problem – the rapidly expanding human infrastructure such as roads, railways and settlements which criss-cross their migration corridors. Barriers can affect the...

  • ConnectGREEN - How to explain the ecological connectivity in a colorful way
    - 03-04-2019
    How to explain the ecological connectivity in a colorful way

    Are the ecological connectivity and the wildlife movement corridors concepts that can be understood by children? Yes, they surely are, and now we have a very nice and colorful proof of that. Led by the idea that early learning to respect...

  • ConnectGREEN - Identifying ecological corridors - new methodology introduced to key stakeholders in the Czech Republic
    - 13-03-2019
    Identifying ecological corridors - new methodology introduced to key stakeholders in the Czech Republic

    Incorporating significant migration areas for wildlife into the spatial plans is crucial for a better protection of large mammals, as well as for reducing the human-wildlife conflicts. This was one of the main premises of the first national...

  • ConnectGREEN - Identification of ecological corridors, a subject of big interest for the stakeholders in Serbia
    - 08-02-2019
    Identification of ecological corridors, a subject of big interest for the stakeholders in Serbia

    Valuable knowledge and experience were exchanged by the participants at the first national workshop in Serbia under the project ConnectGREEN dedicated to the review of Draft Carpathian methodology for identifying key areas and ecological...

  • ConnectGREEN - The future methodology for identifying ecological corridors in Carpathians is taking shape
    - 24-01-2019
    The future methodology for identifying ecological corridors in Carpathians is taking shape

    Since the beginning of ConnectGREEN project implementation, the project partners have been cooperating intensively to develop a harmonized methodology for identifying ecological corridors in Carpathians and are currently revising the 1st draft....

  • ConnectGREEN - Safe ecological corridors must urgently be established as wolves are at once both protected and hunted
    - 14-01-2019
    Safe ecological corridors must urgently be established as wolves are at once both protected and hunted

    Wolf hunting season in Slovakia lasts from November 1 until January 15. Hunting wolves is prohibited in NATURA 2000 protected areas, but if the animals cross the boundaries of these zones, the law allows them to be killed. The problem is that...

  • ConnectGREEN - A first introduction to the Carpathian Convention Implementation Committee
    - 09-01-2019
    A first introduction to the Carpathian Convention Implementation Committee

    18-19 December 2018. Vienna, Austria. ConnectGREEN project was introduced to the participants at the 9th meeting of the Carpathian Convention Implementation Committee (CCIC) that took place on 18-19 December just before the holiday...

  • ConnectGREEN - Big expectations for Piatra Craiului National Park as new methodology for ecological corridors identification will be designed for the Carpathian region
    - 21-12-2018
    Big expectations for Piatra Craiului National Park as new methodology for ecological corridors identification will be designed for the Carpathian region

    A more accurate picture of the large carnivores population and the ecological corridors, but also a set of management measures for the eco-corridors in the Piatra Craiului National Park are the main expectations for the park administration as...

  • ConnectGREEN - kicks off: Nature conservation and spatial planning work together for a greener infrastructure in the Carpathian area
    - 26-11-2018
    kicks off: Nature conservation and spatial planning  work together for a greener infrastructure in the Carpathian area

    The official launch of the ConnectGREEN project enjoyed a vivid presence at the kick-off event hosted by WWF Romania in Bucharest, 20’th of November. Around 80 key stakeholders at international level and project partners from the...

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