April 29-30, 2015

17. LIFE-Nature platform in Wolfsberg (A). Presentation of the results of the LIFE+ Project by R. Raab (Action E.1: General project implementation)

Excursion in the frame of the Birdexperience 2015 by R. Raab through the Natura 2000 area ”Waasen – Hanság“ (Action D.2: Information sessions for public relations and board meetings of the project)

Excursion for members of the “Naturkundlichen Gesellschaft Mostviertel” and th “ÖCV – Hubertuszirkel in Vienna“ in the project area “ Parndorfer Platte - Heideboden“ by R. Raab (Action D.2: Information sessions for public relations and board meetings of the project)

Excursion in the frame of the Birdexperience 2015 by R. Raab through the Natura 2000 area ”Waasen – Hanság“ (Action D.2: Information sessions for public relations and board meetings of the project)

Project visit by LJM DI Peter Prieler (senior representative of the official hunters’ association of Burgenland) together with journalist Norbert Rief  in the project areas “Waasen – Hanság“ and “Parndorfer Platte – Heideboden“; presentation of the LIFE+ project by R. Raab (Action D.8: raising awareness among stakeholders in PPH and WHA respectively Action E.7: Monitoring of the Great Bustard population in PPH)

LJM DI Josef Pröll (hunting association of Lower Austria) visiting the Bustard project in the project area “Westliches Weinviertel“(Action D.7: raising awareness among stakeholders in WWV and SPT)

In March 2015 an article about the effects of underground cabling and marking of power lines on the West-Pannonian Great Bustard Otis tarda population within the LIFE+ project was published in the scientific journal Szélkiáltó.

Citation: Raab, R., Spakovszky, P. & Julius, E. (2014): Az elektromos légvezetékek hatása a nyugat-pannon túzokvédelmi LIFE+ project akciói (Effects of aerial power lines on the West-Pannonian Great Bustard (Otis tarda) population and the actions of the Austrian Great Bustard LIFE+ project). Szélkiáltó 16: 58-60.

Szélkiáltó 16 (Seiten 58 bis 60 pdf, 684 KB)

Dr. Felix Bergmann of the EU monitoring team is visiting the LIFE+ Project Great Bustard in the project areas “Sandboden und Praterterasse” and “Parndorfer Platte - Heideboden” (Action E.1: General project implementation)

Representatives of BirdLife Austria meet their project partner in Vienna (A); presentation of the LIFE+ Project in many dialogues by R. Raab (Action E.4: Central European bustard coordinator)

On February 23th, 2015 at 7.30 p.m. ARTE broadcasted a one minute report about some conservation measures for the Great Bustard within the documentation “Wilde Slowakei” in the project area “Parndorfer Platte – Heideboden”.

Presentation series of the ÖCV – Hubertuszirkel in Vienna (A), Presentation „Artenschutz und Niederwildjagd am Fallbeispiel von Großtrappe, Seeadler und Kaiseradler“ and presentation of the LIFE+ Project in many dialogues by R. Raab (Action D.7: raising awareness among stakeholders in WWV und SPT)

Bustard experts of the Austrian LIFE+ Project and from Hungary and Slovakia meet as usual on the synchronous counting day at the border triangle to consult each other about the results of the bustard counting and to exchange information on the state of the LIFE+ Project in A and the activities after the LIFE+ Projects in H and SK (Action E.4: Central European bustard coordinator)

Representatives of the Hungarian energy supplying company and M. Lóránt visit together with S. Aberle (APG) and R. Raab the project area “Parndorfer Platte – Heideboden“; presentation of the different marking methods of power lines within the LIFE project by S. Aberle (APG) and R. Raab (Action E.4: Central European bustard coordinator)

September 16-19, 2014

IUCN - Workshop „Stratégie de conservation de la Grande Outarde (Otis tarda) au Maroc“ in Assilah, Marokko (MA), Presentation of success of Great Bustard Conservation in Central Europa and presentation of the LIFE+ Project in many dialogues by R. Raab (Action E.4: Central European bustard coordinator and Action D.6: Publications in professional journals and lectures at conferences of experts)