SPA Rio Jarama & Henares, Spain

HNV Farming & Biodiversity

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Cereal steppes (Spain)

This landscape is typical of large areas of the Spanish interior that are dominated by extensive cereal cropping favouring the maintenance of a highly diverse steppeland bird community, including many species of conservation concern.

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Location: SPA Rio Jarama & Henares, Spain
Liébana, Spain

HNV Farming & Biodiversity

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Liébana, Spain

The Liebana valley, with an important area included in the National Park "Picos de Europa", has one of the most important limestone formations of Atlantic Europe.

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Location: Liébana, Spain
Southwest Ulster and North Connacht, Ireland

HNV Farming & Biodiversity

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SW Ulster and North Connacht, Ireland

Lying in the northwest corner of Ireland and straddling two provinces, Ulster and Connacht, this agricultural area high in semi-natural vegetation has been farmed since Neolithic times.

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Location: Ben Bulben, Gleniff and Glenade Complex
Wolferskopf

HNV Farming & Biodiversity

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Saargau, Germany

Large site encompassing all typical habitats of this "Muschelkalk" region.

Orchid-rich dry grasslands, lowland hay meadows, orchards, rocky slopes with scree and different forest communities.

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Location: Wolferskopf
Muntii Ciucului

HNV Farming & Biodiversity

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Csik Mountains, Romania

The name of the site is derived from a mountain basin of the Eastern Carpathians, called Csik Basin.

The basin got its name from the Weatherfish (Misgurnus fossilis) that was once very abundant in the floodplain marshes.

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Location: Muntii Ciucului

The concept of High Nature Value farming developed from a growing recognition that the conservation of biodiversity in Europe depends on the continuation of low-intensity farming systems.


European Forum on Nature Conservation and Pastoralism
Online: http://www.hnv-farming.eu/
Date: 2014/04/25
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