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

  • D2C - Final Conference - Open registration
    - 18-10-2021
    Final Conference - Open registration

    The final conference of the DaRe To Connect project is organized on November 10, 2021, online.  Registration in the project final conference is open at the registration link.  You can find more information about the conference at the...

  • D2C - Public excursion in Slovak pilot region
    - 02-10-2021
    Public excursion in Slovak pilot region

    The field trip for public and stakeholders in the CHKO Záhorie, the project pilot area, was organized on September 10, 2021 by Slovak project partners - Záhorie Protected Landscape administration and the Ekopolis Foundation. Ten participants and...

  • D2C - Final conference - Save the Date
    - 16-09-2021
    Final conference - Save the Date

    The date of the Dare to Connect final conference is set to November 10, 2021. Carefully considering COVID-19 pandemic development in Central Europe we decided to organize the conference online. On one hand we are missing rare opportunity to meet...

  • D2C - Stork's story
    - 01-09-2021
    Stork's story

    The Dare to Connect project is all about a species migration. It regards not only ground migration but also water and air ones. Migration is a subject of monitoring of natural scientists and one of methods is bird ringing. It is simple, a bird...

  • D2C - Excursion “Šumava Meadows” for stakeholders
    - 27-07-2021
    Excursion “Šumava Meadows” for stakeholders

    Czech project partner Ametyst decided to organise a face to face excursion in the middle of June after few on-line meetings with stakeholders. Representatives of the Ministry of Environment of the Czech Republic, the Nature Conservation Agency of...

  • D2C - When plans come true: stepping stones for the Marsh fritillary start functioning
    - 01-07-2021
    When plans come true: stepping stones for the Marsh fritillary start functioning

    One of the main objectives of the DaRe to Connect project in the Őrség-Goričko pilot area was to connect the populations of the endangered Marsh fritillary butterfly between Slovenia and Hungary. After a year of intensive field survey, it...

  • D2C - Collaboration in fight with invasive species
    - 09-06-2021
    Collaboration in fight with invasive species

      Migration of species has got various consequences, not only good but also bad. One of them is a spreading of invasive species. Romanian D2C project partner Iron Gates Nature Park Administration has launched a collaboration with the...

  • D2C - Video recordings of the D2C scientific conference available
    - 17-05-2021
    Video recordings of the D2C scientific conference available

    We organized D2C scientific conference "Science in Support of Ecological Networks – Lessons learned from the European Green Belt" on April 15.2021.  You can read more about the conference here.  Since the interest in the conference was...

  • D2C - Use of drones in the analysis of ecosystem services and mapping of ecological corridors
    - 10-05-2021
    Use of drones in the analysis of ecosystem services and mapping of ecological corridors

    In the period from 20 to 22 April 2021, the Public Institution for the management of protected parts of nature and the ecological network of Virovitica-Podravina County in Croatia in cooperation with the company Prehnit  from Zagreb, as part of...

  • D2C - Scientific conference presented outputs of the D2C project
    - 20-04-2021
    Scientific conference presented outputs of the D2C project

    More than 90 participants from 22 European countries participated in the DaRe to Connect Scientific Conference - “Science in Support of Ecological Networks – Lessons learned from the European Green Belt” hold on April 15, 2021 online. The aim of...

  • D2C - Learning by playing
    - 04-04-2021
    Learning by playing

    On the occasion of the World Wetland Day on 2 February 2021 and the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Ramsar Convention, the D2C project partner Public Institution for the Management of Protected Parts of Nature and Ecological Network of...

  • D2C - Scops Owl in Hungary and Slovenia
    - 15-03-2021
    Scops Owl in Hungary and Slovenia

    Photo © Patrick J. Blake The habitat selection of Scops Owl (Otus scops) has not been studied in Hungary so far. The population in the Carpathian Basin can be considered as a range edge population. Yet, studying and conserving breeding...

  • D2C - EVENT: Pan-European Green Belt Re-Connect Forum & DaRe to Connect Scientific Conference
    - 02-03-2021
    EVENT: Pan-European Green Belt Re-Connect Forum & DaRe to Connect Scientific Conference

    Let us officially invite you to our 2-day online event combining an interactive get-together on 14th and an informative DaRe to Connect Scientific Conference on 15th of April 2021.  Please be aware registration for each day is separated, you...

  • D2C - Winter Wetlands Bike Tour along the Drava River in Croatia
    - 21-02-2021
    Winter Wetlands Bike Tour along the Drava River in Croatia

    On Wednesday, 3 February 2021, the Public institution for the management of protected parts of nature and ecological network of Virovitica-Podravina County , the Dare to Connect project partner, organised Winter Wetlands Bike Tour. The aim of...

  • D2C - Transnational Guiding Principle published
    - 04-02-2021
    Transnational Guiding Principle published

    The Guiding Principle aims to give recommendations on how to further develop the Pan-European network of protected areas. The goal of the paper is to point out to regions along the European Green Belt (EGB) in the Danube Region, where the...

  • D2C - Regional Guiding Principles published
    - 20-01-2021
    Regional Guiding Principles published

    Regional Guiding Principles are one of the basic deliverables of the Date ro Connect projects., its Activity 4.3 Development of regional ecological network and wetland restoration concepts. They are based on intensive field research, sattelite...

  • D2C - GIS training in Croatia
    - 05-01-2021
    GIS training in Croatia

    The Dare to Connect project is based on use of geographical informaton systems. Thus, it is inevitable to master GIS in order to work with and present outputs of the project. So, as a part of the DaRe to Connect project implementation, Public...

  • D2C - Ametyst organised stakeholder meeting
    - 16-12-2020
    Ametyst organised stakeholder meeting

    Meadows in the National Park Šumava were discussed at the stakeholder meeting organised by Ametyst NGO on 19th November 2020. Due to the COVID-19 lockdown we met on-line. The representatives of National Park Šumava, Ministry of Environment of the...

  • D2C - Project dissemination and networking in Romania
    - 30-11-2020
    Project dissemination and networking in Romania

    Romanian project partner the Iron Gates Nature Park Administration is active also in the dissemination of information about the project, networking and expert discussions in Romania. Amalia Dumbravă from the park administration participated...

  • D2C - Habitat and population connectivity analysis reveals fragmentation
    - 09-11-2020
    Habitat and population connectivity analysis reveals fragmentation

    As a part of the D2C project activities, Duna-Drava National Park Directorate, has set the goal to analyse the connectivity of Caspian whipsnake (Dolichophis caspius) distribution in the belt-shaped Danubian target areas adjoining the 50 km wide...

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