Climate change causes relocations of animals and plants to areas more suitable to them. However, in Europe these adjustment movements are often exacerbated by streets and settlements. Courses of brooks and rivers are natural passages for the migration of species. Naturefund and EURid reforest trees alongside the courses of brooks and rivers in Europe. In a first partial step, the Adenauer brook in the Eifel, Germany, had been renaturalised more
Start: November 2012
End: April 2013
Northern Rhineland-Palatinate in the Eifel near the city of Adenau
About 2 km along the stream, about 200 trees, mainly ash and black alder, can be planted
Partner in this project is the BUND Ahrweiler. The areas on the left side of the stream belong to about 20 owners. The land is leased to farmers, who use them mainly by mowing. Plantings on the creek banks is arranged with the owners.