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Project objectives

Main objective

The main aim of the project is to improve the recently unfavorable conservation status of root vole. Today is the whole population strongly fragmented in the consequence of changes in the land use and destruction of suitable habitats for species survival. The project will develop the strategy for successful restoration of root vole population mostly by habitats revitalization or improvement of its status on selected localities.

Partial objectives

To secure the suitable conservation of root vole we will carry out following activities:

  • Habitat restoration of selected wetlands
  • Restoration of biocorridors connecting important wetland areas
  • Restoration of wet meadows as root vole habitats and buffer zones between wetlands and arable land
  • Land lease or purchase and introduction of appropriate habitat management
  • Acquiring of relevant scientific data on target species and its habitats
  • Awareness rising of key stakeholders and public