News from the LIFE Grassland Luxembourg project:

12/05/2020 – LIFE-Conference „Restoration of species-rich grassland communities” held on Mai 11th 2020 over webinar!

This conference was organized within the two LIFE projects „LIFE-Orchis“ and „LIFE-Grassland“ from natur&ëmwelt – Fondation Hëllef fir d’Natur and Naturschutzsyndikat SICONA.

Here you can find the detailed programs in German [PDF 1 MB] or French [PDF 1 MB].

Further materials and information on the different projects can be found on our website

We would like to thank all of you for participating and helping to make this such a success!

26/09/2019 – Presentation of new ponds for the crested newt in Redange/Attert


27/05/2019 – Presentation of monitoring results on LIFE sites in Beckerich

Beckerich – Leitrange

22/05/2019 – Presentation of reintroduction of rare plant species in Bertrange. Here you can find a short footage from RTL Luxembourg on the project:

Punctual plantation of rare species in species-rich grasslands

February 2019 – Removing a spruce plantation to restore a lowland hay-meadow in Kopstal in the NATURA2000 site LU1018 “Vallée de la Mamer et de l’Eisch”

In 2019 we’ll restore species-rich grassland on this site.

December 2018 – Recovering old dry walls under a spruce plantation in the NATURA2000 zone LU1018 “Vallée de la Mamer et de l’Eisch”

This former open pit mine will be restored as diverse extensive grassland.

September 2018 – Two new ponds for the crested newt in the Natura2000 site LU1013 “Vallée de l’Attert de la frontière à Useldange”

In the valley of the Attert close to Redange new ponds were created for the crested newt and the black stork.

25.07.2018: Presentation of grassland restauration in Käerjeng

Presentation of grassland restauration in Käerjeng

Over 5 hectares have been restaured through hay-transfer from species-rich grasslands

17.07.2018: New pond for the crested newt in Beckerich

On this LIFE-Grassland site we created a new pond for the crested newt. The rest of the site will be managed as extensive pasture.