Nature conservation and projects

In addition to working as a party in the relevant proceedings, the Tyrolean Environmental Ombudsman also addresses subjects of current interest in the field of nature protection and promotes awareness building for the need to protect and preserve the natural environment. Exemplary projects and models are developed to illustrate sustainable approaches to the natural environment in the Tyrol (best practice cases). These initiatives also serve to establish cooperation and networking with authorities, land users (e.g. tourism businesses, farmers) and NGOs. In a continuous dialogue with experts from a wide range of disciplines, we also endeavour to take a critical look at our own state of knowledge and to keep ourselves up to date. We hold talks, answer and ask questions, and contribute to what are often controversial discussions in the framework of events dedicated to wide variety of topics.

Old grain varieties

The cultural landscape of the Tyrol is the product of centuries of interaction between human influences and raw nature in the Alps. In the course of time this cultural landscape, with its pronounced regional differences in conditions (climate, soil, etc.), has produced regional varieties of various cultivated plants and domestic animal breeds. Native Tyrolean Cereal Varieties

Bright Emergency

In the course of the last one hundred years, the world around us has become an increasingly brighter place. When night falls, thousands of artificial light sources are switched on. More...

Habitat network

In the Tyrolean Oberland it is now difficult for wild animals to move in a north-south direction because of the many barriers and a lack of corridors between the individual habitats. In the Tyrolean Oberland it is now difficult for wild animals to move in a north-south direction because of the many barriers and a lack of corridors between the individual habitats. More...

The Natters Stepping Stone Meadow

The meadow has an area of about 3,000 m² and lies to the east of Neugötzens above the road from Mutters. All the meadows in this area are typical three-cut meadows and are home to a corresponding range of species. More...

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