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

  • D2C - Collaboration with Czech Scouting on European Green Belt
    - 24-06-2020
    Collaboration with Czech Scouting on European Green Belt

    The Czech project partner Ametyst NGO cooperates with Junak – Czech Scouting to promote the European Green Belt and improve ecological connectivity. Ametyst helped to choose some areas suitable for scout program “Patronages”. The aim of the...

  • D2C - Meadows - common topic in Dare to Connect's Pilot Region 1
    - 15-05-2020
    Meadows - common topic in Dare to Connect's Pilot Region 1

    A theme of meadows is a common topic of all parts of Pilot Region 1 in all three of its countries - Germany, Austria and Czechia. They create significant part of the area thus are important phenonema of the project. At the Czech side, detail...

  • D2C - Spring project activities in Croatia
    - 29-04-2020
    Spring project activities in Croatia

    Spring is very good season for specific field works. Thus, Croatian project partners PI VPC in Virovitica Podravina County spent first two weeks of March by monitoring of a very rare spring flower, Fritillaria meleagris, present on 5 continual...

  • D2C - Corona is not halting D2C project implementation
    - 20-04-2020
    Corona is not halting D2C project implementation

    COVID-19 outbreak is influencing our life substantially, there are more or less rigorous restrictions  in partner countries which don’t allow us to work normally. However, the project work is not halted. Yes, personal events are cancelled or...

  • D2C - Work must go on
    - 31-03-2020
    Work must go on

      The COVID-19 epidemy stops meetings and off-line team work, however field work is still possible as well as online collaboration. The Slovak D2C project team recently worked on a vision of the pilot area from a point of view of connection...

  • D2C - Paradox of today
    - 17-03-2020
    Paradox of today

    The COVID-19 pandemy is a reason of cancelling of the Dare to Connect project partners meeting in Romanian Iron Gate Natural Park, planned in April. It is sad, but inevitable as far we are facing the most dangerous threat since World War...

  • D2C - Planning of D2C activities in Czech republic in 2020
    - 10-03-2020
    Planning of D2C activities in Czech republic in 2020

    Usually, in the Ametyst NGO February is a time of decisions what to do in the coming period. What will happen in D2C project in 2020? We are intensively communicating with stakeholders on the Czech side of Pilot Region 1. We are inviting them to...

  • D2C - Croatia: Educational workshop on the occasion of the World Wetlands Day
    - 26-02-2020
    Croatia: Educational workshop on the occasion of the World Wetlands Day

    The Dare to Connect project is not only scientific, but also educational one. For example, very useful workshop about wetlands was held in Educational Centre Drava Story in Virovitica in Croatia. Pupils of 1. to 4. grades nearby schools...

  • 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...

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