Establishment of semi-natural  litter meadows  at a Natura 2000 site in the Enns valley
The Wörschach Bog
 
The golf course 2003 Area of the golf course  before the extension Rosswiesen corn crake  conservation area   Extension area
Protected areas surrounding the project area Project area (= red line) Protected landscape area 15 Warscheneck-Gruppe Prot...
Consensus plan version of holes 1-6
 
Ecological Land Use Change <ul><li>_____________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Difference   pl...
View on the project area  1 Donor sites 2 3 Area of the golf course  before the extension Rosswiesen corn crake  conservat...
View of the restoration site S 1 = Molinia caerulea rich litter meadow S 2 = Tall sedge swamp S 3 =  Iris sibirica  rich l...
Donor site 1  ( Molinietum caeruleae )
Donor site 3:  Iris sibirica  rich litter meadow  (with flowering  Thalictrum lucidum)  in early August
Spotted Scabiosa- butterfly ( Euphydryas aurinia )   Devils bit  (Succisia pratensis)
 
 
Ploughing of the restoration area, late autumn 2006
 
Drainages were removed or cutted off
 
Setup of the monitoring plots in December 2006
The fallow restoration area (S1), summer 2006
The restoration area (S1), winter 2006/2007
The restoration area (S1), summer 2007  before and after the clearing cut
 
The restoration area (S1), summer 2008
The restoration area (S2), summer 2008
The restoration area (S3), summer 2008
Species cover in percent  Donorsite (S3) in comparison to receptorsite
 
 
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Establishment of semi-natural litter meadows at a Natura 2000 site in the Enns valley

  1. 1. Establishment of semi-natural litter meadows at a Natura 2000 site in the Enns valley
  2. 2. The Wörschach Bog
  3. 4. The golf course 2003 Area of the golf course before the extension Rosswiesen corn crake conservation area Extension area
  4. 5. Protected areas surrounding the project area Project area (= red line) Protected landscape area 15 Warscheneck-Gruppe Protected landscape area 22 Mittleres Ennstal Nature protection area 22c Wörschacher Moor (Gemeinde Wörschach) Natura 2000 area NSG Wörschacher Moos und ennsnahe Bereiche EU- bird sanctuary
  5. 6. Consensus plan version of holes 1-6
  6. 8. Ecological Land Use Change <ul><li>_____________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Difference plus 4,8 ha </li></ul><ul><li>Negative disturbance by floor space requirements for the extension of the golf course is more than compensated by medium-high nature value areas won through site specific restoration. </li></ul>Loss (medium-high nature value grassland) 2,6 ha Benefit (medium-high nature value grassland) 7,4 ha
  7. 9. View on the project area 1 Donor sites 2 3 Area of the golf course before the extension Rosswiesen corn crake conservation area extension area Restoration area
  8. 10. View of the restoration site S 1 = Molinia caerulea rich litter meadow S 2 = Tall sedge swamp S 3 = Iris sibirica rich litter meadow Areas of natural succession S 1 S 2 S 2 S 3 S 3 S 3 S 3
  9. 11. Donor site 1 ( Molinietum caeruleae )
  10. 12. Donor site 3: Iris sibirica rich litter meadow (with flowering Thalictrum lucidum) in early August
  11. 13. Spotted Scabiosa- butterfly ( Euphydryas aurinia ) Devils bit (Succisia pratensis)
  12. 16. Ploughing of the restoration area, late autumn 2006
  13. 18. Drainages were removed or cutted off
  14. 20. Setup of the monitoring plots in December 2006
  15. 21. The fallow restoration area (S1), summer 2006
  16. 22. The restoration area (S1), winter 2006/2007
  17. 23. The restoration area (S1), summer 2007 before and after the clearing cut
  18. 25. The restoration area (S1), summer 2008
  19. 26. The restoration area (S2), summer 2008
  20. 27. The restoration area (S3), summer 2008
  21. 28. Species cover in percent Donorsite (S3) in comparison to receptorsite

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