Romanian Village Farming 9th to 16th September 2019
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Romanian Village Farming 9th to 16th September 2019

Hay is at the base of almost all traditional meat & dairy farm products – even to the farmyard chickens eating grasshoppers brought into the yard with the new hay crop. Hay – especially cut with a scythe, has shaped Romania’s rural cultural landscape and resulted in enormous biodiversity of flowering plants, insects & birds. Other important & ecosystem shaping farming activities include grazing and cutting (shredding/pollarding) trees for leaf hay and for fencing without wire.

Bulgaria
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Bulgaria

This structured study visit to Bulgaria will focus on the management of nature sites, traditional crafts and culture heritage as part of local development. The programme is hosted by the Devetaki Plateau Association and your guide will be Velislava Chilingirova.

Nature Study in Latvia 2nd to 9th September 2019
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Nature Study in Latvia 2nd to 9th September 2019

Green Infrastructure, Species & Landscape Management in Latvia Hosts: Andis Purs (State Forest Service Latvia) This is a draft programme which will be adapted to the needs of the participants. Please visit the report section of this website to view the GIS Storymap developed by the group who visited Latvia in 2018 as part of […]

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