Natural grazing in nature reserves
Project funded by own resources
Project title Natural grazing in nature reserves
Principal Investigator(s) Amrhein, Valentin
Organisation / Research unit Departement Umweltwissenschaften / Behavioural Ecology (Amrhein)
Project start 01.07.2017
Probable end 30.06.2020
Status Completed

Conservation policy in many nature protection areas in Europe is increasingly aiming to develop sustainable grazing managements by introducing large herbivores, particularly in areas where large herbivores have disappeared due to human activities. A new approach of conservation grazing is thus natural grazing, which means grazing by semi-wild large herbivores. In this project, we compare the effects of grazing among species such as Konik horse or Highland cattle in the Petite Camargue Alsacienne and in other European nature reserves.

Financed by Other funds

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