The strengthening and connecting of amphibian populations in Lower Saxony's cultural landscape is the goal of the LIFE AMPHIKULT project. About one million euro have been invested in the conservation of endangered amphibian species - the redevelopment and creation of spawning grounds being the key measure.
Initiator and active supporter in the application process was NABU's Regional Committee of Experts for field herpetology and ichthyofaunistics.
Key project data:
Title: Managing and (Re)Connecting of amphibians in the cultural landscape of Lower Saxony
(LIFE+ 08 NAT/D/ 000005)
Project executing organisation: Naturschutzbund Deutschland (NABU „Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union“), Landesverband Niedersachsen e.V.
Duration: January 2010 until December 2015
Funding: European Union, the Federal State of Lower Saxony, the administrative districts of Diepholz, Vechta and Schaumburg, and the region of Hanover