Naturefund bought 503,477 m² of wild hills that forms part of the ridge of hills known as the Hohe Schrecke. The land is an ideal natural buffer zone to protect ancient beech forests, home to the endangered wild cat, countless species of wild bees and rare species of orchids. The Federal Republic of Germany and the Free State of Thuringia gave Naturefund 9 EUR for each EUR we received in donations. more
Start: October 2013
End: January 2014
Northeastern Thuringia and southwestern Saxony-Anhalt, between Sömmerda, Artern and Bad Bibra.
The Nature Foundation "David" is partner of Naturefund and became the owner and guardian of the land.
Numerous rare animals inhabit the hills in Thuringia, including the red deer, the wildcat, lynxes, house bats, whiskered bat, Brandt's bat and Natterer's bat . The eagle owl, hawks, gray woodpeckers, gray and green woodpeckers, northern shrikes, red-backed shrikes, whinchat, barred warblers and numerous wild bee species feel comfortable here.