Wachau and Danube restoration in Austria

General
National Id: 
Austria_Life_Wachau
Site name: 
Danube stretch of the Wachau
Summary: 
Within an Austrian LIFE Nature project, gravel banks have been established along the Danube in the Wachau, and dried site-arms have been reconnected. The measures aimed at improving biodiversity through providing spawning habitats, as well as controling erosion and run-off. As a particularity, the gravel used in the project stemmed from maintenance works for the shipping channel of the Danube. The project has been initiated and implemented by a local association (Arbeitskreis Wachau), which includes several communities.
NUTS Code: 
Niederösterreich
RBD code: 
AT1000
Transboundary: 
0
Longitude: 
15.455556
Latitude: 
48.393333
Last updated: 01 Jan 2015 | Top