TransParcNet Meeting 2018 in Podyjí (Czech Republic) and Thayatal (Austria)
Jointly organized by Podyjí and Thayatal National Parks and supported by Interreg Austria - Czech Republic. Transparcnet 2018 took place from Tuesday 5th to Friday 8th June 2018.
“Bridges over troubled water - Nature protection of river landscapes"
The meeting took place in Podyjí and Thayatal area at the Czech – Austrian border and focused on „Nature protection of river landscapes" in transboundary regions. We studied experiences from Podyjí and Thayatal and other areas and also enjoyed views of deep Dyje/Thaya river valley, large forests and vast heath lands.
Conference language was English.
Conference presentations and workshops:
Tuesday (5th June 2018)
Openinig event ( See details (679,58 KB) )
Christian Übl, Tomáš Rothröckl: Introduction of the National parks
Podyjí and Thayatal (16,36 MB)
Michal Hošek: Federation Europarc (1,22 MB)
Wednesday (6th June 2018)
Program of working session in pdf (1,21 MB)
Session I “Changes and challenges of river ecosystems”
Jan Dušek: Changes in Dyje river community and
water regime during last 100 years (25,09 MB)
Robert Konecny, David Veselý: Dyje 2020 – Thaya 2020 Project (Konecny) (2,08 MB)
Robert Konecny, David Veselý: Dyje 2020 – Thaya 2020 Project (Veselý) (7,42 MB)
Petr Pařil: Periodic drying of small watercourses – consequences for the landscape
Session II “The river basin landscape impact on the state of watercourses“
Jan Pokorný: The relationship of landscape
structure on energy and water balance (3,75 MB)
Lenka Reiterová: Changes of landscape structure in buffer zone of Podyjí National Park during last 15 years (2,55 MB)
Ronald Pöppl: Soil and Water Conservation Measures in the Fugnitz Catchment (9,36 MB)
Burkhard Beudert: Bark beetle outbreak and windthrow compensate for climate change effects on water cycle in headwater catchments of the Bohemian Forest (4,19 MB)
Patrick Holzapfel: Sediments, ecosystem services and interactions of floods and droughts in the AT-CZ border region (2,52 MB)
Nature protection of
river habitats used for energy production (1,06 MB)
Nature protection of river habitats used for water sports and recreation (incl. angling) (1,07 MB)
Harmonization of different legal frameworks in the border rivers´ nature protection (1,05 MB)
Agricultural landscape and adaptation to climate change (1,17 MB)
Thursday (7th June 2018)
Session III “Transboundary cooperation in water protection”
Nick Huismann, Vlado Vančura: EU The
WildRiver Concept (7,56 MB)
Magdalena Wagner: Amazon of Europe (Mura – Drava – Danube) (4,18 MB)
Tiia Kalske, Riina Tervo: Transboundary water management in the joint border area of Finland, Norway and Russia (20,02 MB)
Carl Manzano: Danubeparks - Transboundary cooperation and communication on river revitalization (15,13 MB)
Mihály Tóth: Wetland Connectivity project – the Raab river (3,90 MB)
Christian Übl, Tomáš Rothröckl: Bridges to
neighbors - project of new pedestrian bridges across the Thaya river (3,54 MB)
Michal Hošek: Conclusions (3,56 MB)
Pdf guide to excursion in Thayatal and Podyjí (2,14 MB)
We would hereby like to thank you all for coming to the Austrian-Czech border region and for participating and the TransParcNet Meeting 2018. We are especially grateful for you interest, for you support and for your willingness to share your experiences and to exchange knowledge with all of us. It has been a pleasure to welcome you in the National Parks Podyjí – Thayatal and we hope you enjoyed the meeting as much as we did. We appreciate all your contributions and would like to emphasize our thanks for your active participation which made this meeting very informative and valuable. We wish you all the best for your transboundary work and we hope to meet again soon.
Christian Übl, Thayatal National Park director
Tomáš Rothröckl, Podyjí National Park director
David Grossmann (NP Podyjí), grossmann@nppodyjicz, +420 734 759 030.
Martha Schober (NP Thayatal), office@np-thayatalat, +43 (0) 2949 / 7005
The event is supported by the “Prohloubení a představení spolupráce NP Podyjí a Thayatal (The deepening and Presentation of the Podyjí and Thayatal National Parks Cooperation)” project, implemented under the Small Projects Fund Austria - Czech Republic within the framework of INTERREG V-A Austria - Czech Republic (KPF-02-023, project duration: 1 February 2018 - 31 December 2018, total project costs EUR 18 415).