The current project status on 24th September 2018
A1 – Prepare negotiation maps of the whole project area: Completed.
A2 – Secured land: 30.07 hectares of a total of 46.50 hectares
C2 – Restauration of purchased land for Molinia meadows (6410): 0.77 hectares of a total of 1 hectare have been restaured
C3 – Restauration of purchased land for hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities (6430): 0.26 hectares of a total of 2 hectares have been restaured
C4 – Restauration of purchased land for lowland hay meadows (6510): 8.94 hectares of a total of 30 hectares have been restaured
C6 – Habitat restauration for Triturus cristatus and Bombina variegata: 0.42 hectares of a total of 5 hectares have been restaured
C7 – Restauration of hunting grounds for Myotis emarginatus: 0.57 hectares of a total of 2 hectares have been optimized
C8 – Habitat restauration for Anthus trivialis, Lullula arborea and Phoenicurus phoenicurus: 0.17 hectares of a total of 3 hectares have been optimized
D1 – Search for unknown summer quarters of Myotis emarginatus: Completed. Several new quarters were found in the canton of Redange.
E1 – Raising public awareness:
- At the start of the project a press conference was held in the presence of Secretary of State Camille Gira in the Regional Biodiversity Center in Olm. To the press release: [PDF 584 kb] (German only)
- The telemetric date fom Myotis emarginatus in the canton Redange were presented in the presence of Secretary of State Camille Gira. To the press release: [PDF 1Mb] (German only)
- A Batlogger study at the historic mining sites of southern Luxembourg has been presented in the presence of Secretary of State Camille Gira. To the press release: [PDF 0.6MB] (French only)
- The restauration of hydrology allowing Molinia meadows to regrow in Bertrange has been presented. To the press release: [PDF 0.6MB] (German only)
- Restauring lowland hay meadows using hay transfer in Käerjeng. To the press release: [PDF 0.2MB](German only)
- 2 articles about the project were written for the communal magazines.
- 8 excursions for the public in the respective Natura2000 areas
- A touring exhibition about the LIFE Project is shown in the participating communities
E2 – Raising political awareness: The touring exhibition about the LIFE Project was presented during two press conferences in December 2015 in Redange/Attert and Schifflange.
E4 – Knowledge exchange: The LIFE Grassland project participated at 5 InterLIFE meetings in Strasbourg (F), Hosingen (L), Kasterlee (B), Clervaux (L) and Brussels (B)
E5 – Photo contest: A photo contest about targeted habitats and species was held during 2015. In March 2016 the best pictures were chosen and awarded. Here you find the winning photos.
E6 – Batnight: In the summer of 2015 more than 400 people participated at the International Batnight in Lasauvage.
E7 – Activities for kids: 30 afternoons with fun activities for kids about concerned habitats were held