Regional management of the NATURA 2000 site „Enns Valley“
April 2009 <ul><li>Team members </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Hugo Kofler </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mag a  Elke Stangl </li><...
April 2009 <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Main Office: 8132 Pernegg an der Mur, Traföß 20 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
April 2009 <ul><li>Interface between landowners and nature conservation authority   </li></ul><ul><li>Initial information ...
April 2009 <ul><li>Gersdorfer Altarm (ESG 8) </li></ul><ul><li>Ennsaltarme bei Niederstuttern (ESG 7) </li></ul><ul><li>Wö...
April 2009 The Sites
April 2009 <ul><ul><li>Important Birds   in the ESG 41   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Red-backed shrike ( Lanius colluri...
CREX CREX – an target species for Semi-natural grassland in the Enns Valley <ul><li>The corncrake is mainly in habitats wi...
ZT - Kanzlei Dr. Hugo Kofler <ul><li>Species listed in Annex I EU - Birds Directive  </li></ul><ul><li>unfavorable rating ...
April 2009 Development of the corncrake population
April 2009 Aim of the  development of the corncrake population
April 2009 <ul><li>Optimization of the mowing dates on the well-populated areas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>low level of later m...
April 2009 Thanks for your attention!
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Regional management of the NATURA 2000 site Enns Valley

743 views

Published on

Published in: Education, Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
743
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
7
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Regional management of the NATURA 2000 site Enns Valley

  1. 1. Regional management of the NATURA 2000 site „Enns Valley“
  2. 2. April 2009 <ul><li>Team members </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Hugo Kofler </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mag a Elke Stangl </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DI Matthias Brautschek </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Axel Müller </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Specialist Consultant) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If necessary, additional experts from the office </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Regional management since 2007 </li></ul>The Team
  3. 3. April 2009 <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Main Office: 8132 Pernegg an der Mur, Traföß 20 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In addition to the main office: 8904 Ardning 13 </li></ul></ul>The Office Natura 2000 Office in Ardning
  4. 4. April 2009 <ul><li>Interface between landowners and nature conservation authority </li></ul><ul><li>Initial information to applicants of </li></ul><ul><li>projects </li></ul><ul><li>Information to farmers on the </li></ul><ul><li>conditions of the nature conservation </li></ul><ul><li>by contract </li></ul><ul><li>Natura 2000-Office as Informationpoint </li></ul><ul><li>for the local population </li></ul><ul><li>Coordination with local institutions </li></ul><ul><li>(Authoritys, Nature Protection Organisations, Stakeholders) </li></ul>The Tasks
  5. 5. April 2009 <ul><li>Gersdorfer Altarm (ESG 8) </li></ul><ul><li>Ennsaltarme bei Niederstuttern (ESG 7) </li></ul><ul><li>Wörschacher Moos und ennsnahe Bereiche (ESG 4) </li></ul><ul><li>Gamperlacke (ESG 21) </li></ul><ul><li>Pürgschachen Moos und ennsnahe Bereiche (ESG 6) </li></ul><ul><li>Enns Valley between Liezen and Niederstuttern (ESG 41) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Because birds are found here which are regarded throughout the EU as being endangered, the Enns Valley between Liezen and Niederstuttern (2.560 ha) was designated an EU bird reserve and became part of the European NATURA 2000 network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Important as a habitat are the Enns Grassland </li></ul></ul>The Sites
  6. 6. April 2009 The Sites
  7. 7. April 2009 <ul><ul><li>Important Birds in the ESG 41 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Red-backed shrike ( Lanius collurio - A338) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bluethroath ( Luscinia svecica - A272) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Corncrake ( Crex crex - A122) </li></ul></ul></ul>The Sites
  8. 8. CREX CREX – an target species for Semi-natural grassland in the Enns Valley <ul><li>The corncrake is mainly in habitats with spring or winter floods spread, </li></ul><ul><li>such as sedges, pipe- or irisgrass meadows </li></ul><ul><li>He needs coverage of vegetation with at least 35 cm in height </li></ul><ul><li>That means extensively used agricultural land, particularly grazing </li></ul><ul><li>pastures </li></ul><ul><li>Habitats are often islands of vegetation with a very dense vegetation – </li></ul><ul><li>for example, pipegrass-meadows or nettles </li></ul><ul><li>Very important is a mosaic of grassland with different mowing dates </li></ul><ul><li>Crex crex is an endangered species! </li></ul><ul><li>The reasons are: </li></ul><ul><li>Habitat destruction by former Long drainage wetlands </li></ul><ul><li>bringing forward the mowing date </li></ul><ul><li>fast machines, which kills the young birds </li></ul><ul><li>Further increasingly strong impact in the wintering areas, caused </li></ul><ul><li>primarily by environmental changes and pesticide entry. Also, the </li></ul><ul><li>losses during the train, partly by re-positions, partly due to accidents </li></ul>
  9. 9. ZT - Kanzlei Dr. Hugo Kofler <ul><li>Species listed in Annex I EU - Birds Directive </li></ul><ul><li>unfavorable rating </li></ul><ul><li>Red List Austria and Styria: in danger of extinction </li></ul><ul><li>The aim of the protection is list in the managmentplan: </li></ul><ul><li>Conservation of important breeding population </li></ul><ul><li>Measures : </li></ul><ul><li>Conservation and restoration extensively utilized meadows </li></ul><ul><li>Compliance with the date of mowing </li></ul>CREX CREX – an target species for Semi-natural grassland in the Enns Valley
  10. 10. April 2009 Development of the corncrake population
  11. 11. April 2009 Aim of the development of the corncrake population
  12. 12. April 2009 <ul><li>Optimization of the mowing dates on the well-populated areas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>low level of later mowing dates so far </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Extension of the measures in the western areas </li></ul><ul><li>Problems: </li></ul><ul><li>What ist good for the Bird, is bad for the farmers </li></ul><ul><li>The maximum support for the farmers is 800€/ha, but thats not enough. We need attractive offers to reach our aims. </li></ul><ul><li>The ÖPUL-Programm is too inflexible </li></ul><ul><li>Uncertainty due to the limited eligibility period to 2013 - what comes after that period? </li></ul>Requirements for further development
  13. 13. April 2009 Thanks for your attention!

×