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DRAVA LIFE project partners learned about good examples of reintroduction of German tamarisk on European rivers

Füssen, Germany – WWF members of the DRAVA LIFE project team participated on a two-day workshop on reintroduction of German Tamarisk (Myricaria germanica) in Füssen, Germany (4-5.07.2017). On the workshop led by the German and Austrian reintroduction experts they learned about most important conditions necessary for the successful reintroduction of the German tamarisk, the genetic […]

DRAVA LIFE presented at the international LIFE conference in Slovenia

Ljubljana – The DRAVA LIFE project was presented at the LIFE Networking Conference “The Environment needs LIFE for the next 25 years”, organized by the Slovenian Ministry of Environment and Space in Ljubljana, Slovenia. EU supports the preservation of unique and precious natural heritage for 25 years. In order to celebrate this jubilee, the European […]

Thanks to the EU’s LIFE program, life has returned to Austrian rivers

Visits to LIFE river restoration projects in Austria Representatives of WWF, Hrvatske vode, Croatian Ministry for Environmental Protection and Energy, Green Osijek and Public institutions for nature protection in Virovitica and Koprivnica-Križevci County visited the river restoration projects in the Upper Drava and Upper Mura in Austria, and river Tagliamento in Italy, famous for its […]

DRAVA LIFE celebrates 25 years of LIFE for Nature in EU

Event will be organized on Sunday,  28th May in Zlatna Greda, Kopački rit in Eastern Croatia. Program of the event will be: Educational workshops for children about nature, biodiversity and rivers Public event – exhibition, materials dissemination and visits to NATURA 2000 sites Press conference – presentation of our Drava LIFE project, LIFE Programme, NATURA […]

Workshops for the development of NATURA 2000 Drava management strategy and the development of the Action Plan for river birds

Koprivnica, 4.-5.04. 2017 – Within the DRAVA LIFE project the first workshops were organized for the development of a NATURA 2000 Drava management strategy for the Natura sites along the Croatian Drava and the development of an Action Plan for river birds within the planned 5-county Transboundary Biosphere Reserve “Mura-Drava-Danube”. The workshops were attended by […]

LIFE INFO Day in Croatia

In order to inform potential applicants and stakeholders, the National contact point at the Ministry of Environment and Energy organized on March 21st 2017 LIFE INFO Day in Zagreb. For 25 years LIFE program has been providing support to various sectors through co-financing of more than 4,300 projects with over 3 billion euros. The objective […]