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Projects

carried out by the Styrian Eisenwurzen Nature & Geopark

Geotope database

The Steirische Eisenwurzen has also been a UNESCO Global Geopark since 2015. According to the definition of UNESCO, a UNESCO Global Geopark is “an area with defined boundaries whose landscape and natural occurrence of rocks are of international scientific importance. The [...]

Healthy forest regions

The project tackles the CE-wide challenge of declining forest ecosystem functionality and the loss of biodiversity, resulting from unsustainable forest management practices, intensified by negative impacts from accelerating climate change, both affecting forest ecosystem [...]

Healthy forest regions

The project tackles the CE-wide challenge of declining forest ecosystem functionality and the loss of biodiversity, resulting from unsustainable forest management practices, intensified by negative impacts from accelerating climate change, both affecting forest ecosystem [...]

Night sky over the border triangle

The border triangle between the Austrian federal states of Styria, Lower Austria and Upper Austria is not only known for its scenic beauty and diversity of species and habitats, but also for its dark night sky, which on clear nights is characterized by millions of stars and [...]

Managementplan Styrian Eisenwurzen

Like all nature parks, the Styrian Eisenwurzen was awarded the title of "nature park" due to its special natural and cultural landscape. In order to preserve and develop this valuable landscape, the activities in nature park management do not only focus on the protection of [...]

Consolidate the cultural landscape

Das Projekt verfolgt im Wesentlichen drei Hauptziele: Ziel 1: Fokus Streuobst – Bewusstseinsbildung (Zielgruppen: Einheimische & Besucher) | Ziel 2: Fokus Erhaltung – Bewahrung der Kulturlandschaft und Biodiversität in den Naturparkgemeinden (Zielgruppe Bevölkerung sowie [...]

LA21: Climate-fit landscape maintenance

Eine Region lebt von einer Kulturlandschaft. Wenn diese Kulturlandschaft nachhaltig erhalten wird, ergibt sich ein Mehrwert für die Bevölkerung und nachhaltigen Tourismus. In der Steirischen Eisenwurzen ist die Kulturlandschaft geprägt von Streuobstwiesen, extensiver [...]

Path of nonSENSE in Altenmarkt

With the construction of 10 interactive & innovative experience stations as well as the visitor guidance on the "WEG der nonSENNE" a year-round usable (tourist) offer is created, which is used to make the nature and geopark as well as the community of Altenmarkt near Sankt [...]

Multiplier nature conservation

Selected areas in the Nature and Geopark are to be increasingly used as an instrument of nature conservation knowledge transfer and awareness raising in the coming years. In this way, the local population as well as guests should better recognize and understand the potential [...]

Natural ration

Older people in particular play a decisive role in imparting knowledge, preserving tradition and environmental education in rural regions, such as the Nature and Geopark. With their help, traditional forms of cultivation of natural areas such as meadow orchards, alpine [...]

Species rich Eisenwurzen

With the help of this EAFRD project, various focal points and measures along the Salza in the nature park communities of Landl and Wildalpen will help to provide an in-depth overview of the nature park biodiversity. Detailed zoological data along the Salza will be collected [...]

Alpine meadow & forrest CULTURAL LANDSCAPES STYRIAN EISENWURZEN

The Styrian Eisenwurzen Nature Park has existed since 1996 and, at 58,600 hectares, is the largest nature park in Styria. It is home to spectacular natural spectacles, unique landscapes and rare animal and plant species, some of which are under special protection through [...]

Young European GeoExplorer

The Erasmus+ project GeoExplorer aims to enhance the quality of teaching and learning in secondary schools through an innovative approach to learning, science and language education and the method of language-integrated learning. Besides school partners, other UNESCO Global [...]

CSI PhänoBiota

In a first-of-its-kind approach in Europe, students in the Liezen district are researching and documenting the phenological development of invasive species (neophytes) under the influence of climate change. With the help of experts, they are developing and testing modern, [...]

Mulitplier Nature Protection

A model for cooperation for small-scale tourist accommodations - There are several small-scale tourist accommodations as well as a large number of rarely used second or weekend homes in the Nature Park. Some of these previously identified vacant homes in the [...]

Nature Park Resort

A model for cooperation for small-scale tourist accommodations - There are several small-scale tourist accommodations as well as a large number of rarely used second or weekend homes in the Nature Park. Some of these previously identified vacant homes in the [...]

GEP – Gesäuse Eisenwurzen Platform

Cross-regional Image and Video Library to be set up - The Styrian Eisenwurzen Nature & Geopark and the Gesäuse Tourist Association have launched a project to set up a joint Image and Video Library including content description. The goal of the so-called [...]

Interreg Danube GeoTour

The main project objectives are to improve management capacities and strategies, develop practical solutions for the activation of geodiversity/geoheritage and seize positive market trends to develop sustainable tourism in 8 Geoparks in the Danube region.

Fruit from traditional meadow orchards

Plant – cultivate – harvest. Fostering our unique meadow orchards means fostering the Nature Park and the entire region between Altenmarkt and Wildalpen together.

Apples and pears – a small-scale leader project

The Styrian Eisenwurzen Nature & Geopark sees itself as an important regional initiator for raising awareness and imparting knowledge at all levels, be it nature and landscape conservation or strengthening regional identity. Integrating asylum seekers into the daily [...]

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