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Title of the project

Burgenlandisches soil protection program

Description

Reduce soil erosion in Burgenland

530km windbreaks build;
19,000 ha agricultural land protected against erosion;
720ha afforested;
2.8 million trees and shrubs of native species planted;

hunters organised the program and did everything

Location

Country Austria
Level Regional
Region BURGENLAND

Starting date

1993

Habitat Types

Farmland, Forest/Woodland, Scrub/Grassland 

Protection status of the areas

Natura 2000, Emerald Network, Ramsar, Regional protected area, National protected area, Areas with voluntary or mandatory hunting ban, Hunting reserve, No protection status

Species

Species Caracteristics Not applicable
Species Type Not applicable

Conservation action(s)

Management of habitats and wildlife (e.g. conservation and restoration activities)

Partners

Leading partners Burgenland Landesjagdverband (http://www.bgld-jagdverband.at/)

Weblinks

http://www.bgld-jagdverband.at/1_5_Natur-und-Umweltschutz.html