The largest and almost single population of the Annex II listed European weatherfish (Misgurnis fossilis) lives in Het Goorken. Natuurpunt will restore 4 hectares of habitat nearby Het Goorken, at de Rode Del, Arendonk. Restoration of the water bodies could also be suitable for the great bittern (Botaurus stellaris), the little bittern (Ixobrychus minutus) and the spotted darter (Sympetrum depressiusculum). Curious to learn more about this restoration?
Additional data is necessary to monitor species and habitats in Wallonia in an adequate way. To generate this data, new methods for inventorying and monitoring are being developed. This is the objective of our subproject A12.
This summer the first barbastelle colony in the Walloon region was discovered by the bat working group Plecotus of Natagora. Two methods were used during the inventory. Curious to know which actions led tot his discovery?
The kick-off conference took a flying start on the 4th of July with about one hundred participants! During the morning sessions, an introduction to the LIFE BNIP was given by all the partners. During the afternoon several testimonies were brought from various sectors for both Flanders and Wallonia.
Do you know Ecopedia? Ecopedia is a website of Inverde, ANB and INBO where you can find information about nature-, green- and forest management but also about the European protected nature. By using photo material, movies and management schemes you can learn a lot on an inspiring and accessible way.
Where can you ask your LIFE BNIP Natura 2000 question? In our LIFE BNIP project we have several contact points in each region.
The federal government:
The general LIFE BNIP contact points: