MEASURES Managing and restoring aquatic EcologicAl corridors for migratory fiSh species in the danUbe RivEr baSin

  • MEASURES - New Sterlet restocking in Hungary
    - 18-05-2020
    New Sterlet restocking in Hungary

    The Danube River fauna has been further enriched this month, as sturgeon stocking events continue in 2020. Restocking of sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus) was managed by NAIK-HAKI, a project partner in MEASURES, and the event took place at Baja...

  • MEASURES - MIS (Measures Information System) is now ready to be filled with data
    - 04-05-2020
    MIS (Measures Information System) is now ready to be filled with data

    The MEASURES Information System (MIS) is an online tool providing scientists, decision makers, and the general public with information about ecological corridors and the connectivity of habitats for long- and medium-distance migratory fish of the...

  • MEASURES - Pilot Stocking of Russian Sturgeon in Romania
    - 23-04-2020
    Pilot Stocking of Russian Sturgeon in Romania

    A new sturgeon stocking event took place this month in Romania. 300 juvenile Russian sturgeon (Acipenser gueldenstaedtii) were released at Isaccea. The aim of this activity is to save and strengthen two highly endangered Danube sturgeon...

  • MEASURES - REVIVO's 2nd National Workshop with stakeholders
    - 10-04-2020
    REVIVO's 2nd National Workshop with stakeholders

    The second national workshop in the frame of the MEASURES project was organized by REVIVO in collaboration with the University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical faculty, Department of biology on February 12th 2020. The main goal of the workshop was to...

  • MEASURES - Sampling migratory fish at wintering habitats - Institute REVIVO
    - 26-03-2020
    Sampling migratory fish at wintering habitats - Institute REVIVO

    Winter is definitely not the favourite time for fishermen on the Mura River. Similar to hibernation in terrestrial animals, the fish stop feeding and they seek shelter in deep, slow flowing pools to conserve energy, so the fishermen’s catch is...

  • MEASURES - First publication about MEASURES from REVIVO
    - 11-03-2020
    First publication about MEASURES from REVIVO

    In March 2020, the first article was published by REVIVO in Ribič (Fisherman), the official magazine of the Slovenian Fishing Association. The article, entitled Migratory fish species in the Danube catchment, is the first in a row of popular...

  • MEASURES - Midterm Report: Main achievements of the project
    - 14-02-2020
    Midterm Report: Main achievements of the project

    Our MEASURES project got to the halfway and we are proud to announce the highlights of main achievements. Having on board 12 partners from 8 countries in the Danube region, the project targets the conservation of ecological corridors for...

  • MEASURES - World Wetlands Day to celebrate and other successful stories for our project
    - 02-02-2020
    World Wetlands Day to celebrate and other successful stories for our project

    World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on 2 February. Wetlands take care of water, reflecting the interdependence between water and wetlands and the key role that wetlands play. Wisely using our wetlands is an essential component of the...

  • MEASURES - Internal Midterm Meeting - January 15-16th 2020, Vienna
    - 27-01-2020
    Internal Midterm Meeting - January 15-16th 2020, Vienna

    A year and a half has passed since we started the MEASURES project, but it felt like a minute for the active team who kept themselves busy with protecting the migratory fishes. It is a time to analyze the results and plan the activities to come,...

  • MEASURES - Winter diving in Mura River
    - 17-01-2020
    Winter diving in Mura River

    No matter the subject or field of science, all biological and other field surveys done in a river have one common purpose, to understand this intriguing ecosystem, but each from a different perspective. At Institute REVIVO, we are most...

  • MEASURES - December 2019: End of chapter two of the project
    - 19-12-2019
    December 2019: End of chapter two of the project

    The end of the year comes with a brief review of the project. We can say it was a good year, full of challenges and interesting activities. Maybe the most important one is the sturgeon stocking events that took place during April 2019 in Baja...

  • MEASURES - Working for reestablishing connectivity of migratory fish habitats at Iron Gates I and II
    - 05-12-2019
    Working for reestablishing connectivity of migratory fish habitats at Iron Gates I and II

    An important activity for our MEASURES project took place at the end of November at Iron Gates, in Romania and Serbia (Gogosu branch, IG II, Prahovo). DDNI team (Marian Paraschiv, Stefan Hont, Marian Iani and Nicusor Neacsu), together with IMSI...

  • MEASURES - Centuries of the Danube Sturgeon – The story of an amazing exhibition
    - 28-11-2019
    Centuries of the Danube Sturgeon – The story of an amazing exhibition

    Sturgeon experts from 22 countries joined at the end of October one of the largest conferences on this topic, in Galati, Romania. One of the main attractions of the event was an exhibition prepared by Tudor Ionescu, researcher at "Dunarea de Jos"...

  • MEASURES - FIELD SURVEY OF STERLET’S FEEDING PLACES ON MURA RIVER
    - 18-11-2019
    FIELD SURVEY OF STERLET’S FEEDING PLACES ON MURA RIVER

    ”When we in REVIVO think about the past summer in these autumn days, first thing that comes to mind is the extensive filed work campaign that we implemented - sitting in our boat on the Mura and Sava rivers, sampling macroinvertebrates, defining...

  • MEASURES - International Conference "Conservation of Danube Sturgeons"
    - 31-10-2019
    International Conference "Conservation of Danube Sturgeons"

    After three days of intense debates, scientific results, best practice projects, failures from the past and further planned researches, the biggest conference in the last 30 years regarding the sturgeons has reached the finish line winning hope...

  • MEASURES - "Conservation of Danube Sturgeons - a challenge or a burden?"
    - 28-10-2019
    "Conservation of Danube Sturgeons - a challenge or a burden?"

    What an important step towards the sturgeon conservation was made today! Over 120 specialists from 22 countries, representing 59 organizations have gathered to provide solutions for the white-moustache scales-bearers – the Danube...

  • MEASURES - Good news are coming in from Hungary!
    - 28-09-2019
    Good news are coming in from Hungary!

    Our colleagues from Hungary are continuing their work at the building site of the sturgeon hatchery, hoping that the progress will allow them to start raising their own broodstock as soon as possible. Here is the current status of the...

  • MEASURES - Meat the Team: Karlovac University of Applied Sciences
    - 20-09-2019
    Meat the Team: Karlovac University of Applied Sciences

    The members of the MEASURES team from Karlovac University of Applied Sciences come from its Department of Wildlife Management and Nature Conservation. The Department was set up in 1999 and it has been actively engaged in both scientific and field...

  • MEASURES - August 2019 – a summer month focused on the sturgeons’ cause.
    - 31-08-2019
    August 2019 – a summer month focused on the sturgeons’ cause.

      It began with the EUSDR (Danube Region Strategy) team supporting our efforts to publicly present the goals of our MEASURES project. The EUSDR team helped us to draw attention upon the MEASURES programme by posting the project’s story on...

  • MEASURES - THE FILM
    - 27-08-2019
    THE FILM

    Synopsis of the project activities to-date.                       Join us in exploring our efforts to conservate the Danube sturgeons and visualise our pilot-project in the...

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