D2C DaRe to Connect - Supporting Danube Region’s ecological Connectivity by linking Natura 2000 areas along the Green Belt

  • D2C - First Project Meeting of the New Decade
    - 12-02-2020
    First Project Meeting of the New Decade

    On 16th and 17th of January project partners from University Vienna, BUND Department Green Belt and UBA AT met in Vienna. The discussion was on how to translate the results of the scientific part of the project into policy recommendations. This...

  • D2C - What is new at Croatian D2C?
    - 27-01-2020
    What is new at Croatian D2C?

    Inconspicuous but very nice and valuable region od the Drava river on Croatian-Hungarian border is one of pilot regions of the Dare to Connect project. What was done there in last months?   Regional guiding principles for wetland restoration...

  • D2C - Working meeting about Pilot region 1
    - 15-01-2020
    Working meeting about Pilot region 1

    Within 4th period in Dare2Connect the Environmental Agency Austria hosted a two days workshop in December 2019 in Vienna for the conceptualization of a Regional Guiding Principle (RGP) for Pilot Region 1 (P1) – Bavarian Forest – Mühlviertel –...

  • D2C - Presentation of the project to teachers
    - 11-12-2019
    Presentation of the project to teachers

      Czech project partner Ametyst NGO organizes the Conference of Environmental Education of Pilsen County every year. There are mainly teachers who coordinate an environmental education at schools in the auditorium. This year was the topic of...

  • D2C - Project partners meeting in Croatia
    - 18-11-2019
    Project partners meeting in Croatia

    Informative and Educational Centre „Drava Story“ in Noskovci, close to Virovitica in Croatia, was the venue for the 4th Working Group and Steering Group Meeting of the Dare to Connect project. Representatives of project partners gathered to...

  • D2C - Let‘s see European Green Belt in Šumava!
    - 25-10-2019
    Let‘s see European Green Belt in Šumava!

    Czech project partner Ametyst NGO and National Park Šumava have organized first excursion of general public to European Green Belt. Participants visited places with turbulent history such a shooting range of border guards, a forest intersection...

  • D2C - Field meeting of project partners in Pilot region 1
    - 03-10-2019
    Field meeting of project partners in Pilot region 1

    D2C Project Partners from Pilot Region 1 met with local experts at the Czech-german border at September 24, 2019. Together with experts from the Nationalparks Sumava and Bayerischer Wald, the University of Southern Bohemia České Budějovice,...

  • D2C - Project presented to public in Šumava National Park
    - 17-09-2019

    The project partner Ametyst NGO presented the Dare to Connect project at two public events organized by the National Park Šumava. The first one the National Park Šumava Day took place in the Information Center Rokyta on 13th July. Šumava showed...

  • D2C - Journalists visited the D2C project
    - 03-09-2019
    Journalists visited the D2C project

      This year is important for the European Green Belt, its is 30th anniversary of the breakdown of the Iron Curtain. It is good opportunity to introduce the EGB to media.  That is why we invited 7 journalists from  5 countries on August 19-21,...

  • D2C - Field work continues in summer
    - 16-08-2019
    Field work continues in summer

    Also during summer, experts from NGO Ametyst work throughly in the field to learn more about nature in Green Belt. We visited together 15 selected localities accross Pilot Region 1at the Czech site. The area stretches from the very south in the...

  • D2C - What is new at the Croatian project partner?
    - 31-07-2019
    What is new at the Croatian project partner?

    The summer season is a period of holidays but also of intensive project work at the  New person was employed on the D2C project in March 2019 as a professional asisstent – biologist. She is a profesor of biology and chemistry, Tatjana...

  • D2C - Bicycle ride with stakeholders
    - 17-07-2019
    Bicycle ride with stakeholders

      An important part of nature conservation is informally raising awareness and building relationships with stakeholders. That is why the Iron Gates Natural Park project partner organized a bicycle tour among supporters of the national park of...

  • D2C - Monitoring of animal mortality to identify barriers
    - 02-07-2019
    Monitoring of animal mortality to identify barriers

    An important part of identifying of ecological barriers is the monitoring of animal mortality on the roads and on windfarms. Thus, it is a pilot action of the Dare to Connect project in the Iron Gates Natural Park in Romania. Activities are...

  • D2C - Meeting of Hungarian and Serbian project experts
    - 25-06-2019
    Meeting of Hungarian and Serbian project experts

    On 12 June 2019 the Project Management Department of Duna-Drava National Park Directorate (Hungary), and Djerdap National Park project staff Lead by Ivan Svetozarevic (both organisations being partners in the DaRe 2 Connect project) met in...

  • D2C - Fruitful partners meeting in Šumava National Park
    - 29-05-2019
    Fruitful partners meeting in Šumava National Park

    The Dare to Connect project team met again, this time it was on occasion of several events: steering group meeting, working group meeting, field training of SENTINEL data truthing and ESS assessment and at the end of a field excursion. The...

  • D2C - Presentation of the project to the Šumava national park administration
    - 30-04-2019
    Presentation of the project to the Šumava national park administration

    The national park administration is always a key partner in projects of nature protection. That is why Eva Volfova and Klara Tydlitatova from the D2C project partner Ametyst (Czech republic) presented the DaRe to Connect project to employees of...

  • D2C - Collaboration of projects in the Pilot region 1 discussed
    - 16-04-2019
    Collaboration of projects in the Pilot region 1 discussed

    Networking of projects is important part of the both the Danube Transnational Programme and the D2C project. That is why Melanie Kreutz and Dr. Martin Kuba (BUND Bavaria, the D2C Lead Partner) visited the Interreg A project Set-up of sustainable...

  • D2C - Project presented at European Landscape Convention infoday
    - 08-04-2019
    Project presented at European Landscape Convention infoday

    The Slovak Environmental Agency together with Technical University in Zvolen organized the information day about the European Landscape Convention (March 19, 2019 in Zvolen). One of the Slovak project partners, the Ekopolis Foundation, was asked...

  • D2C - Planning of spring field work
    - 02-04-2019
    Planning of spring field work

    Spring is coming and the project team of Ametyst (Czechia) plans a field research in Pilot Region 1. Thorough planning is inevitable to map migration barriers of European lynx and hazel grouse and to indicate opportunities of how to support...

  • D2C - Project pilot regions
    - 11-03-2019
    Project pilot regions

    The important part of the D2C project is work in the pilot project regions.  They serve as areas for testing and verifying of methods, implementing of recommendations and last, but not least the project will improve ecological corridors within...

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