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Title of the project

Revitalization of Ladná wetlands



Mr. Zbyněk Horák is hunter and he conducted all the work with his fellow hunters. Since the agricultural lands started to change they realized that they need to do something about it. As hunter he has seen that not only numbers of small game decreasing, but total local biodiversity as well. In 2014 he started to manage his own crops in nature – close farming and started buying new grounds.
Technical parameters
1,8 ha of arable land have been sowed with grass, almost 300 mostly fruit trees were planted, and 1 ha beetle banks of have been sowed and 1 ha of meadow have been revitalized.
Close to this place is the biggest part of project have been conducted – Ladná wetland revitalization
A system of wetlands, arable land, meadows, fruit and even forest tree species and shrubs on area of 6,5 ha, included 1,2 ha of water area.



Country Czech Republic
Level Local
Site Podivní - Ladná South - Moravian region
Specific site coordinates 48°48'39.5"N 16°51'43.1"E

Starting date


Habitat Types

Farmland, Wetland

Protection status of the areas

No protection status


Conservation action(s)

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


Estimation of the budget (total or annual)

210 000 euro