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Dec 06, 2019

Also to be found in the Northern Eifel - the German orchid of the year 2020

The LIFE project area "Upper Rur Valley" is home to the orchid of the year 2020 - the Broad-leaved Marsh Orchid (scientific name: Dactylorhiza majalis)....

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Nov 26, 2019

Report on the forest condition in North Rhine-Westphalia

The report on the forest condition 2019 for the federal member state of NRW has been published. This report shows in figures what is obvious when driving through our forest landscape.

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Nov 08, 2019

Bark beetle slows down project

The mass reproduction of the bark beetle in 2018 and 2019 also has consequences for the LIFE project "Patches & Corridors".

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Nov 26, 2018

Butterfly of the year 2019 - The Marbled White

The Marbled White (Melanargia galathea) is a typical butterfly of the Eifel mountains. It is characteristic for diverse grasslands and a flagship species for our efforts to protect traditionally used meadows. The butterflies are in need of a rich diversity of flowering herbs, the caterpillars feed on some specific meadow grasses only.

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