Project News

Morava Renature Festival

The Renature Festival took place in the floodplains of the Morava River and was also the final event of the LIFE Marchauen project. We released some of our sterlets, had a tank with some specimen at the festival to show the diversity and focus on the conservation of the sterlet in the Upper Danube and its tributaries.  

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We were also part of this year’s Donauinselfest, one of the biggest open air festivals in Europe, which is on top free of charge. We installed a tank with sterlets at the pavilion of the VÖAFV and “Hank”, a stuffed sturgeon, was residing at the pavilion of the MA45. 

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Young Scientist visit at the BORG Deutsch-Wagram

Besides field visits of our station on the Danube island we also travel to present our project to interested groups. As part of the Young Scientist Ambassador  program we were invited to hold a presentation at the BORG Deutsch-Wagram. The students are in the last year before graduation and it was of special interest to them to find out more about our daily work routines and what kind of education you need to do projects like ours. 

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