Our target is to maintain the diversity of our natural and cultural landscapes for future generations.
Group leader: Mag. Dr. Susanne Aigner
Current topics: vegetation ecology, biodiversity, land-use development, conflict prevention, Natura 2000, new regulations of pasture rights and divisions, assessment of alpine pastures, protection / conservation of endangered biotopes, rehabilitation of abandoned pastures, protected areas and alpine farming
Tasks/Products: alpine pastures management plans, Natura 2000 management plans, National parks certification for alpine pastures, alpine pastures conservation programme, nature conservation plan of the pastures, vegetation mapping, vegetation ecological assessment, scientific studies and publications, expert reports