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

  • 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...

  • D2C - Awareness raising event in the Iron Gate natural park
    - 13-02-2019
    Awareness raising event in the Iron Gate natural park

    One of the elements of the DaRe to Connect project is raising of awareness of local stakeholders and population. Thus,  the project partner N.F.A. Romsilva - Iron Gates Nature Park Administration organized an event mainly for adult...

  • D2C - Field project meeting in the Pilot region 2 in Slovakia
    - 03-02-2019
    Field project meeting in the Pilot region 2 in Slovakia

    Experts of Slovak project partners the State Nature Conservancy (represented by experts from protected areas Záhorie and Small Carpathians) and the Ekopolis Foundation met in the middle of the Pilot region 2 in Western Slovakia. The purpose of...

  • D2C - Analysis of Barriers in the Migration Corridors of Lynx
    - 16-01-2019

    Lynx is a flagship species in Pilot Region 1. There is a new scientific source of data that identifies migration corridors of lynx in the Czech Republic (prepared by Agency of Nature Conservation of the Czech Republic, 2018). Som the task of the...

  • D2C - Year 2018 in review – (Half) A year of connectivity
    - 20-12-2018
    Year 2018 in review – (Half) A year of connectivity

    Dear friends of the “DaRe to Connect” Project, As the year comes to an end, it is time to hold on for a moment and take a look back. Our Interreg project “D2C – DaRe to Connect” started in June and quickly developed from adolescence to maturity....

  • D2C - Presentation of the D2C project at the Šumava conference
    - 13-12-2018
    Presentation of the D2C project at the Šumava conference

    The conference „Current affairs of research in the Šumava“ is organised every three years. It is organised by the National Park Šumava Administration, the associated partner in the D2C project. This year the conference took place in Srní on 6th...

  • D2C - Public kick-off event and working meetings in Bratislava
    - 04-12-2018
    Public kick-off event and working meetings in Bratislava

    The project partners of the DaRe to Connect met on two-day event (22.-23. November 2018)  in Bratislava, the capital city of Slovakia, located close to the European Green Belt. Three events took place on: the Steering Group meeting, the Working...

  • D2C - 10th Pan-European Green Belt Conference
    - 21-10-2018
    10th Pan-European Green Belt Conference

    The DaRe to Connect project aims to improve European Green Belt, the 12.500 kilometres long green area located across Europe. For this reason, 10th Pan-European Green Belt Conference which took place in Eisenach, Germany from 16. to 18. October...

  • D2C - Green Belt Day with kids
    - 10-10-2018
    Green Belt Day with kids

    Not only adults celebrate the Green Belt Day. The Ametyst NGO, the partner of the DaRe to Connect project, celebrated the Greenbelt Day on 24th September with children by learning about Green Belt. In simple language, which kids understand, we...

  • D2C - Working meeting of project partners along Czech-German-Austrian border
    - 28-09-2018
    Working meeting of project partners along Czech-German-Austrian border

    The DaRe to Connect project is still in a "shaping" phase, so a lot of meetings is necessary. Three project partners met in Vimperk (Czech republic) on 25th September - NGO Ametyst (CZ), BUND Bavaria (D) and Environment Agency Austria. The topics...

  • D2C - Internal Technical Kick-Off Meeting in Vienna
    - 18-09-2018
    Internal Technical Kick-Off Meeting in Vienna

    To get WP3 Interconnected Green Belt started, an internal technical kick-off-meeting of the Austrian project and cooperation partners took place on August 14th, 2018 in Vienna. The project partners - the Environment Agency Austria and the...

  • D2C - Delineation of pilot area for connecting protected areas Hungary/Slovenia
    - 14-09-2018
    Delineation of pilot area for connecting protected areas Hungary/Slovenia

    Őrség National Park Directorate has started delineating its DaRe to Connect pilot area for improving ecological connectivity. As the first step of the process, experts of the Directorate and Nature Park Goričko carried out a workshop on 29....

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