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Valuable and in need for protection



Mat grass meadows und their habitats are some of the most endangered species in the low mountain ranges of North-Rhine-Westphalia but also at comparable locations of other German federal states.
Within the LIFE-project “Alliance for mat grass meadows” they are conserved, regenerated and developed in the North-Rhine-Westphalian part of the Eifel.

The NATURA2000-areas “Lawns, mat grass meadows and heath of Sistig”, “Valley of the beck of Manscheid and Paulushof” and “Forest of Baasem” are the backdrop for the restoration of rare habitats until 2016. The total budget of the project are
2.6 Mio ¤ with a protected area of ca. 90 ha.
The “Biological station in the district of Euskirchen e.V.” as the coordinating beneficiary and project executing organization, the “Ministry of climate protection, environment, agriculture, nature and consumer protection of North-Rhine-Westphalia” as associated beneficiary and the co-financing “District of Euskirchen” cooperatively share the common targets: