Projects

Projects

Population level management and conservation of brown bears in northern Dinaric Mountains and the Alps - LIFE DINALP BEAR (LIFE)

The project’s main objective focuses on establishing a more strategic territorial approach to the conservation, management, and monitoring of brown bear populations in Slovenia. Other important aims include decreasing human-bear...

Conservation of Natura 2000 sites Kočevsko (LIFE Kočevsko)

The project’s main objective is to re-establish favourable conservation status for five priority species listed in the Birds Directive (Tetrao urogallus, Bonasa bonasia, Dendrocopos leucotus, Picoides tridactylus, Haliaeetus...

LIFE for European forest genetic monitoring system - LIFEGENMON (LIFE)

The main aim of the LIFEGENMON project is to develop a system for forest genetic monitoring (FGM) to serve as an early-warning system to aid in the assessment of a species’ response to environmental change on a long-term temporal...

Riparian Ecosystem Restoration of the Lower Drava River in Slovenia (LIVEDRAVA)

The project aims to preserve and enlarge populations of species listed in Annex I of the Birds Directive (birds typical for lowland rivers) and Annex II of the Habitats Directive (fishes and beetles) by managing alluvial forest...

Man and Nature in Secovlje salt-pans (MANSALT)

European coastal habitats are often vulnerable to the effects of the expansion of tourism and recreation, the development of ports and industry, urbanisation and the invasion of alien species. Coastal habitats mainly depend on...

Conservation and management of freshwater wetlands in Slovenia (WETMAN)

European wetland habitats have strongly declined in the past two centuries and especially in the past few decades. In Slovenia, a lack of appropriate management over the last 50 years has led to wetland loss and degradation....

Conservation of endangered habitats / species in the future Karst Park

The Slovene Karst region, on the north-western ridge of the Dinaric Mountains, between Trieste, Gorizia and Postojna, is one of the richest areas in Slovenia in terms of biodiversity. A flat to hilly limestone area, with a rich...

Conservation of otter population (Lutra lutra) in Goričko - phase 1

According to data collected so far in Slovenia the most continuous and viable population of Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra) in the country seems to live in its north-eastern part, Goričko. It is of vital importance for its viability...

Intermittent Cerknica Lake

Slovenia is very rich in karstic landscape. Its turloughs (intermittent lakes) are listed in Annex I of the Habitat Directive and include Cerknica Lake, the largest turlough in Europe. Cerknica has a flood area that can reach up...

Conservation of the biodiversity of the Mura river in Slovenia

In October 2006, Institute for Water of the Republic of Slovenia, signed the contract with the EC LIFE office for the five-year project "Conservation of the biodiversity of the Mura river in Slovenia (BIOMURA)". The main aim of...


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