Meeting concerning the alpine carpathian corridor in Bratislav (SK)

Meeting concerning the alpine carpathian corridor in Bratislav (SK), presentation of the LIFE+ project in in many dialogues by R. Raab (Action E.4: Central European bustard coordinator)

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Further education sessions for chosen farmers

Further education sessions for chosen farmers with bustards protection fields in the project area "Parndorfer Platte - Heideboden" within the frame of nature conservation plan or for training of monitoring on behalf of BERTA and the LFI in in Zurndorf (A) from R. Raab; presentation and a connected excursion to bustard area for the presentation of the Natura 2000 area under special consideration of Great Bustard in small groups of about 20 to 40 persons (Action D.2: Information sessions for public relations and board meetings of the project)

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Further education sessions for chosen farmers

Further education sessions for chosen farmers with bustards protection fields in the project area "Parndorfer Platte - Heideboden" within the frame of nature conservation plan or for training of monitoring on behalf of BERTA and the LFI in in Deutsch Jahrndorf (A) from R. Raab; presentation and a connected excursion to bustard area for the presentation of the Natura 2000 area under special consideration of Great Bustard in small groups of about 20 to 40 persons (Action D.2: Information sessions for public relations and board meetings of the project)

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Further education sessions for chosen farmers

Further education sessions for chosen farmers with bustards protection fields in the project area "Parndorfer Platte - Heideboden" within the frame of nature conservation plan or for training of monitoring on behalf of BERTA and the LFI in in Zurndorf (A) from R. Raab; presentation and a connected excursion to bustard area for the presentation of the Natura 2000 area under special consideration of Great Bustard in small groups of about 20 to 40 persons (Action D.2: Information sessions for public relations and board meetings of the project)

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Article about the Great Bustard published in the "Geschnatter"

In December 2011 an article about the Great Bustard and the LIFE+ Project was published in the Austrian national park newspaper "Geschnatter".

Geschnatter im Dezember 2011 (pdf, 576 KB)

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Elder Messages

December 23, 2011: Meeting of R. Raab with representatives of the LIFE+ project “Untere March-Auen” to trigger exchange of information and to support a good cooperation between the LIFE+ projects (Action E.16: Creating networks with other projects)

December 22, 2011: Information session for mayors and representatives for the wind energy sector of the district Gänserndorf in Gänserndorf (A). R. Raab und G. Wichmann introduced the protected species of the SPA ”Sandboden und Praterterrasse” (Action D.7: raising awareness among stakeholders in WWV and SPT)

December 6, 2011: Annual meeting of the bustard protection association "Grüne Welt" in Sitzendorf (A) with participation of Bernhard Frank (Land NÖ) and Alois Gansterer (LJV NÖ), presentation of the progress within the LIFE+ Project by R. Raab (Action D.7: Sensitisation of stakeholders in WWV and SPT)

December 2, 2011: Annual conference 2011 of the Umweltdachverband in Vienna “Landwirtschaft und Ländliche Entwicklung nach 2013: Chancen für Natur und Umwelt”, Presentation of the LIFE+ Project in many dialogues by R. Raab (Action E.4: Central European bustard coordinator)

November 29, 2011: Dr. Felix Bergmann of the EU monitoring team is visiting the LIFE+ Project Great Bustard in the project areas “Westliches Weinviertel” and “Parndorfer Platte - Heideboden” (Action E.1: General project implementation)

November 21, 2011: Further education sessions for chosen farmers with bustards protection fields in the project area "Westliches Weinviertel" within the frame of nature conservation plan or for training of monitoring on behalf of the office of the Lower Austrian government, department of nature conservation in Roseldorf (A) from R. Raab; two presentations and a connected excursion to bustard area for the presentation of the Natura 2000 area under special consideration of Great Bustard in small groups of about 20 to 40 persons (Action D.2: Information sessions for public relations and board meetings of the project)

November 16, 2011: Presentation “Natura 2000-Vogelschutzgebiete und LIFE als Instrumente zur Umsetzung von Maßnahmen am Beispiel des grenzüberschreitenden Artenschutzprojektes Großtrappe” held in the frame of the lecture “Schutzgebietsmanagement und Wildtiere in Mitteleuropa” at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU) by R. Raab (Action D.2: Information sessions for public relations and board meetings of the project)

November 9, 2011: Further education sessions for chosen farmers with bustards protection fields in the project area "Westliches Weinviertel" within the frame of nature conservation plan or for training of monitoring on behalf of the office of the Lower Austrian government, department of nature conservation in Sitzendorf (A) from R. Raab; two presentations and a connected excursion to bustard area for the presentation of the Natura 2000 area under special consideration of Great Bustard in small groups of about 20 to 40 persons (Action D.2: Information sessions for public relations and board meetings of the project)

November 9, 2011: Press conference with Landesrat Andreas Liegenfeld, Ök-Rat Franz Stefan Hautzinger, Direktor Kurt Kirchberger, Bgm. Reinhold Reif and R. Raab in Illmitz (A) on the successful protection of Great Bustard in the Natura 2000 areas Parndorfer Platte – Heideboden and Waasen - Hanság, the good co-operation between nature conservation  and agriculture and hunting and the successful implemantation of the Great Bustard LIFE-project. (D.3: Public relation)

Oktober 21-23, 2011: Presentation of the LIFE+ Project on the “2. Internationalen Jagd & Fischerei Messe der Ulmer Ausstellungs GmbH“ in Dornbirn (A) (Action E.4: Central European bustard coordinator)

October 8, 2011: Ornithological conference of the Czech Society for Ornithology (CSO) in Mikulov (CZ): Presentation of the lecture “Recent development of the Great Bustard (Otis tarda) populations in the Czech Republic and in Austria“ by R. Raab und V. Škorpíková (Action D.6: Publications in professional journals and lectures at conferences of experts)

September 7, 2011: Landesrat Dr. Stephan Pernkopf (NÖ Landesregierung) and Vorstandsdirektor Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Peter Layr (EVN) visits the project area “Sandboden und Praterterrasse“. During an excursion with R. Raab the Great Bustard and its habitat was introduced in detail. (D.3: Public relation)

September 6, 2011: 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)

September 1, 2011: Delegates from Czech Republic as well as R. Raab visited the projet area “Westliches Weinviertel“; introduction to the new LIFE+ Project by R. Raab (Action E.4: Central European bustard coordinator)

August 16-25, 2011: Project visit of the English LIFE+ Project by R. Raab (Action E.16: Creating networks with other projects)

August 4, 2011: Mag. Bernhard Frank (Land NÖ) visits the project area “Westliches Weinviertel“. During an excursion with R. Raab the Great Bustard and its habitat was introduced in detail. (Action E.5: Monitoring of the Great Bustard population in WWV)

July 15, 2011: Vlasta Škorpíková (CZ) visits the project area “Westliches Weinviertel“. During an excursion with R. Raab the Great Bustard and its habitat was introduced in detail. (Action E.5: Monitoring of the Great Bustard population in WWV)

July 12, 2011: 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)

June 29-30, 2011: 13. LIFE+Nature platform in Sachsenburg (A) presentation of the results of the LIFE Project and presentation of the LIFE+ Project by R. Raab (Action E.1: General project implementation)

June 16, 2011: DI Franz Raab, head of the Lower Austrian chamber of agriculture and DI Lukas WEBER-HAJSZAN, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management (Lebensministerium) visit the project area “Westliches Weinviertel“. During an excursion with Josef Mann and R. Raab the Great Bustard and its habitat was introduced in detail. (Action D.7: raising awareness among stakeholders in WWV and SPT respectively Action E.5: Monitoring of the Great Bustard population in WWV)

June 10, 2011: Delegates of associations (“Interessensgemeinschaft”) of Nordburgenland visit the project area “Parndorfer Platte – Heideboden“ together with Bgm. Reinhold Reif and R. Raab; 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)

June 6, 2011: Delegates from Russia, from the Krasnodar region and Rudolf Radl and Mag. Tamara Kvyatkovskaya, of Radl Agrar as well as R. Raab visited the projet area “Waasen - Hanság“; introduction to the new LIFE+ Project with the presentation “Cross-border protection of the Great Bustard in Central Europe within the new LIFE+ Project“ held by R. Raab

June 8, 2011: Delegates from Russia, from the Krasnodar region and Rudolf Radl and Mag. Tamara Kvyatkovskaya, of Radl Agrar as well as R. Raab visited the projet area “Waasen - Hanság“; introduction to the new LIFE+ Project with the presentation „Cross-border protection of the Great Bustard in Central Europe within the new LIFE+ Project“ held by R. Raab (Action E.4: Central European bustard coordinator respectively Action E.8: Monitoring of the Great Bustard population in WHA)

May 10, 2011: Delegates from Serbia together with Mag. Dr. Andreas Ranner of the office of the Burgenland government an R. Raab visit the project area Parndorfer Platte – Heideboden; introduction to the new LIFE+ Project with the presentation “Cross-border protection of the Great Bustard in Central Europe within the new LIFE+ Project“ held by R. Raab (Action E.4: Central European bustard coordinator respectively Action E.7: Monitoring of the Great Bustard population in PPH)

May 2, 2011: Otto Prieler, head of the Burgenland chamber of agriculture and his co-workers DI Reheis and DI Braasch visit the project area Parndorfer Platte – Heideboden“. During an excursion with R. Raab the Great Bustard and its habitat was introduced in detail. (Action D.8: raising awareness among stakeholders in PPH and WHA respectively Action E.7: Monitoring of the Great Bustard population in PPH)

April 29, 2011:Hans-Friedemann Zedka, the chief editor of the hunting journal “Weidwerk” visits the project area “Westliches Weinviertel“. During an excursion with R. Raab the Great Bustard and its habitat was introduced in detail. (D.3: Public relation respectively Action E.5: Monitoring of the Great Bustard population in WWV)

April 16, 2011: Presentation “Great Bustard –The LIFE+ project“ in Illmitz (A) in the frame of the Birdexperience 2011 by R. Raab and following excursion through the Natura 2000 area ”Waasen – Hanság“ (Action D.2: Information sessions for public relations and board meetings of the project)

April 15, 2011: Project visit by LJM DI Peter Prieler (senior representative of the official hunters’ association of Burgenland) together with senior representatives of the official hunters’ association of all Austrian federal states in the project area “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)

April 14, 2011: Further education sessions for chosen farmers with bustards protection fields in the project area "Westliches Weinviertel" within the frame of nature conservation plan or for training of monitoring on behalf of the office of the Lower Austrian government, department of nature conservation in Roseldorf (A) from R. Raab; two presentations and a connected excursion to bustard area for the presentation of the Natura 2000 area under special consideration of Great Bustard in small groups of about 20 to 40 persons (Action D.2: Information sessions for public relations and board meetings of the project)

April 11-15, 2011: Tracé Williams, Kate Ashbrook, Al Dawes, Allan Goddard and Andrew Taylor of the English Great Bustard LIFE+ Project visited all 4 project areas. During an excursion with R. Raab the Great Bustard and its habitat was introduced in detail and the intensive cooperation between the two LIFE+ projects was continued (Action E.16: Creating networks with other projects respectively Action E.5: Monitoring of the Great Bustard population in WWV, Action E.6: Monitoring of the Great Bustard population in SPT, Action E.7: Monitoring of the Great Bustard population in PPH and Action E.8: Monitoring of the Great Bustard population in WHA)

April 6, 2011: Further education sessions for chosen farmers with bustards protection fields in the project area "Westliches Weinviertel" within the frame of nature conservation plan or for training of monitoring on behalf of the office of the Lower Austrian government, department of nature conservation in Sitzendorf an der Schmida (A) from R. Raab; two presentations and a connected excursion to bustard area for the presentation of the Natura 2000 area under special consideration of Great Bustard in small groups of about 20 to 40 persons (Action D.2: Information sessions for public relations and board meetings of the project)

March 25, 2011: Uschi Titz from ORF Burgenland joins R. Raab on an excursion through the project area “Parndorfer Platte – Heideboden“ and filmed to produce a sequence about the new LIFE+ project (D.3: Public relation)

March 14, 2011: LIFE+ event in Vienna (A), introduction to the new LIFE+ Project with the presentation „The Great Bustard – LIFE+ project LIFE09 NAT/AT/000225 – own experience of submitting a successful LIFE+ application” by R. Raab (Action D.6: Publications in professional journals and lectures at conferences of experts)

February 27, 2011: Public presentation of the new LIFE+ project in Sitzendorf an der Schmida (A). Introduction to the new LIFE+ project witch the presentation “Cross-border protection of the West-Pannonian Great Bustard (Otis tarda) population in Weinviertel – LIFE projects” by R. Raab (Action D.2: Information sessions for public relations and board meetings of the project)

February 18-19, 2011: David Waters (Great Bustard Group) of the English Great Bustard LIFE+ Project and his cameraman Hinch visited 3 project areas. During an excursion with R. Raab the Great Bustard and its habitat was introduced in detail. Plans for ongoing cooperation between the two LIFE+ projects in future were made (Action E.16: Creating networks with other projects respectively Action E.5: Monitoring of the Great Bustard population in WWV, Action E.6: Monitoring of the Great Bustard population in SPT and Action E.7: Monitoring of the Great Bustard population in PPH)

February 16, 2011: Dr. Barbara Herzig and Mag. Elke Schmelzer, mammal specialists visit the project area “Parndorfer Platte – Heideboden“. During an excursion with R. Raab and D. Stieglmar the Great Bustard and its habitat was introduced in detail. The specialists concluded that the bustard fallows have a positive effect on the population of European hamster and mound-builder mouse. (Action D.8: raising awareness among stakeholders in PPH and WHA respectively Action E.7: Monitoring of the Great Bustard population in PPH)

February 9-10, 2011: LIFE "Kick-Off" meeting in Bonn (D), presentation of the new LIFE+ project by R. Raab (Action D.6: Publications in professional journals and lectures at conferences of experts)

January 19, 2011: At a meeting in Praha (CZ) Václav Zámečník presented with basics from R. Raab results of the Austrian LIFE Project and informations of the LIFE+ Project Great Bustard in Austria (Action D.6: Publications in professional journals and lectures at conferences of experts)

December 2, 2010: Annual meeting of the bustard protection association "Grüne Welt" in Sitzendorf (A) with participation of Dir. Franz Raab (LK NÖ), presentation of the progress within the LIFE+ Project by R. Raab (Action D.7: Sensitisation of stakeholders in WWV and SPT)

December 1, 2010: 1. board meeting of the Austrian Society for Great Bustard Conservation (ÖGG) on the LIFE+ Project in Eisenstadt (A) with participation of LR Ing. Werner Falb-Meixner, Presentation of the new LIFE+ Project in the lecture “Ziele und Maßnahmen des LIFE+ Projektes „Großtrappe“ und aktuelles zur Großtrappe in Österreich bzw. im gesamten westpannonischen Raum“ by R. Raab (Action D.2: Information sessions for public relations and board meetings of the project)

November 23-24, 2010: International Conference, Bird Conservation in the European Union: Planning for recovery action and sustainable use in Brussels (B), Presentation of the lecture “The catalysing role of Species Conservation Teams – key drivers of plan implementation: Cross-border protection of the Great Bustard in Central Europe within LIFE projects as an example” and presentation of the LIFE+ Project in many dialogues by R. Raab (Action D.6: Publications in professional journals and lectures at conferences of experts)

November 23, 2010: Presentation “Natura 2000-Vogelschutzgebiete und LIFE als Instrumente zur Umsetzung von Maßnahmen am Beispiel des grenzüberschreitenden Artenschutzprojektes Großtrappe“ held in the frame of the lecture “Schutzgebietsmanagement und Wildtiere in Mitteleuropa“ at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU) by E. Julius (Action D.2: Information sessions for public relations and board meetings of the project)

November 16, 2011: Presentation “Natura 2000-Vogelschutzgebiete und LIFE als Instrumente zur Umsetzung von Maßnahmen am Beispiel des grenzüberschreitenden Artenschutzprojektes Großtrappe” held in the frame of the lecture “Schutzgebietsmanagement und Wildtiere in Mitteleuropa” at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU) by R. Raab

November 15, 2010: Further education sessions for chosen farmers with bustards protection fields in the project area "Westliches Weinviertel" within the frame of nature conservation plan or for training of monitoring on behalf of the office of the Lower Austrian government, department of nature conservation in Roseldorf (A) from R. Raab; two presentations and a connected excursion to bustard area for the presentation of the Natura 2000 area under special consideration of Great Bustard in small groups of about 20 to 40 persons (Action D.2: Information sessions for public relations and board meetings of the project)

November 12, 2010: „10 Jahre Netzwerk Natur in Wien“ in Vienna (A), Presentation of the lecture “Grenzenloser Artenschutz für die westpannonische Population der Großtrappe (Otis tarda) – LIFE-Projekte” and presentation of the LIFE+ Project in many dialogues by R. Raab (Action D.6: Publications in professional journals and lectures at conferences of experts)

November 10, 2010: Further education sessions for chosen farmers with bustards protection fields in the project area "Westliches Weinviertel" within the frame of nature conservation plan or for training of monitoring on behalf of the office of the Lower Austrian government, department of nature conservation in Sitzendorf (A) from R. Raab; two presentations and a connected excursion to bustard area for the presentation of the Natura 2000 area under special consideration of Great Bustard in small groups of about 20 to 40 persons (Action D.2: Information sessions for public relations and board meetings of the project)

November 9, 2010: 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)

October 27-28, 2010: Dr. Felix Bergmann of the EU monitoring team is visiting the LIFE+ Project Great Bustard in the project areas “Parndorfer Platte - Heideboden” and “Waasen - Hanság” (Action E.1: General project implementation)

October 5, 2010: 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)

September 16-17, 2010: 12. LIFE+Nature platform in Admont (A) presentation of the progress within the LIFE Project and presentation of the LIFE+ Project by R. Raab

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Article about the Great Bustard published in the "Der See"

In November 2011 an article about the Great Bustard and the LIFE Project was published in the magazine “Der See“.

Der See im November 2011 (pdf, 477 KB)

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Article about the Great Bustard published in the "BVZ"

In November 2011 an article about the Great Bustard and the LIFE Project was published in the BVZ.

BVZ im November 2011 (pdf, 613 KB)

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Article about the Great Bustard published in the "Bezirksblatt Neusiedl"

On November 16th, 2011 an article about the Great Bustard and the LIFE Project was published in the Bezirksblatt Neusiedl.

Bezirksblatt Neusiedl am 16. November 2011 (pdf, 613 KB)

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ORF 2 broadcasted a report about the LIFE and the new LIFE+ Project

On November 9th, 2011 7:00 p.m. ORF 2 broadcasted a report about the LIFE and the new LIFE+ Project in the area Parndorfer Platte in the programme "Burgenland Heute".

burgenland.orf.at/news/stories/2508673/ vom 09.11.2011 (pdf, 250 KB)

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Article from R. Raab and V. Škorpíková published

In October, 2011 an article from R. Raab and V. Škorpíková was published in the conference proceedings of the “Ornithological conference of the Czech Society for Ornithology (CSO) in Mikulov” about “Recent development of the Great Bustard (Otis tarda) populations in the Czech Republic and in Austria“.

Ornithological conference of the Czech Society for Ornithology (CSO) in Mikulov in Oktober 2011 (pdf, 1,1 MB).

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Article about the Great Bustard published

In September 2011 an article about the Great Bustard was published in an insert of the Kronenzeitung.

Beilage der Kronenzeitung im September 2011 (pdf, 1,6 MB)

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Article about the Great Bustard published

In August 2011 an article about the Great Bustard and the LIFE and the LIFE+ Project was published in the LIFE News oft he EC.

LIFE News der EK im August 2011 (pdf, 233 KB)

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