What is a LIFE-Project?

LIFE is a loan programme of the European Union for the financial support of project for the environment or the conservation of nature. LIFE-Nature supports projects serving the conservation or the restoration of natural habitats and populations of wild animals and plants.

The projects are carried out exclusively in reserves belonging to the European network "Natura 2000". Next to the Fauna-Flora-Habitat-Zones (FFH), the European bird reserves chosen according to the European Council Directive on the conservation of wild birds (79/409/EWG) make part of "Natura 2000".