En Dag an der Natur 2017

Already for the 20th time natur&ëmwelt organises the campaign “En Dag an der Natur”. This gives an opportunity to organisations, clubs, communes and others to organise an activity under the subject of nature an environment protection. Life Orchis also contributes an event to this with 2 walking-tours along its areas. These bring the opportunity to get to know the dry grasslands with orchids and to spend a nice time in nature.

The dates for the walking-tours are:

26.05.2017  (18:00 –

En Dag “Ouni Pestiziden”

The day without pesticides takes place from 24.-25. March 2017 in Junglinster. On Friday evening, beside the official welcome, a humorist spectacle, a questions-and-answers-discussion and a reception are presented. On Saturday, after the official welcome by the Minister for the Environment, different talks and Workshops are offered all day long. The Life Orchis Team will also be present and inform on the project and its habitats.

For further information: www.ounipestiziden.lu

Fit by nature

In the context of the “chantiers nature – Fit by nature”, Life Orchis is coorganiser of the action dry grasslands and orchards in the Junglinster region the 11.02.2017. Here you can give a hand on different measures, like the mowing of the dry grassland. The more you can learn how to prune fruit trees.

The meeting place is the parking “monument pour les victimes de la route” in the direction of Eschweiler. Those who are interested to participate are requested to contact Gilles Weber: 29 04 04 306 / gil.web@naturemwelt.lu

Other actions in the context of “Fit by nature”

Restauration work in Junglinster, Bous and Schengen

In the context of the Life Orchis project restauration work is done in the communes of Junglinster, Bous and Schengen. These works include scrub clearing, as well as the removal of inappropriate forest-tree species. The scrub clearing contains cutting back of vegetation and the reduction of scrub cover. The removal of inappropriate forest-tree species includes the elimination of trees which would not grow on these surfaces naturally. These actions allow a better insolation of the surfaces as well as the reduction of concurrence for the sensitiv species of dry grassland.

Report Chantier intercommunautaire

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The intercommunity work-camp, which tock place from 30.09. to 02.10, inspired around 30 nature lovers from Belgium and Luxembourg. The scrub clearing and evacuation measures were done in the Junglinster area. The surface of “Scheddelbierg” was prepared in advance in order to be able to work as effective as possible. Overall a surface of about 330 a has been cleared from sloes and mowed grass has been gathered. The workcamp can be considered as a complete success,