Eurasian Fire in Nature Conservation Network (EFNCN)

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Websites

The following websites include information or activities on prescribed burning in nature conservation or on cultural fire history in the Baltic Region and associated countries:

 

Finland

Koli National Park – Swidden heritage alive (go to: slash-and-burn):
http://www.metla.fi/koli/index-en.htm

Germany

Fire Ecology Research Group (GFMC host) website in German:
http://gfmc.online/feueroekologie/

Federal German Forest Service District Lausitz: Heathland Burning Project
http://www.bundesforst.de/news/aktuelles/archiv/heidebrennen.htm

http://www.naturschutzfonds.de/index.php5?parent=32&nav=62&page=99&from=parent%3D32%26nav%3D62

Fire management in open landscapes of NW Germany – Alfred Toepfer Academy for Nature Conservation:
http://www.nna.de/feuer/teilproj.htm

R&D Project
“Sustainable Development of Xerothermic Slopes of the Middle Rhine Valley” (click on “Themenbereiche, Feuer”)
www.ee-mittelrhein.de

Prescribed Burning in the Highmoor Lowlands of Diepholz, NW Germany (click on “Kontrolliertes Brennen”)
www.bund-niedersachsen.de/diepholzer-moorniederung

Prescribed Fire and Heather Management in the Nature Reserve Westruper Heide (North Rhine-Westphalia)
http://www.nabu-halternamsee.de/haltern/heide/heidebrennen.html

Reutebrennen in Wolfach, Black Forest (go to: Archiv, then to Rüttebrennen 2002):
http://www.wolfach.de/pages/tourframe.html

Forschungsverbund Offenland (Habitat management in military training areas in the pleistocenic lowland area of northeast Germany)
http://www.offenland.de/

Feuereinsatz in der Landschaftspflege – Website des Ministeriums Laendlicher Raum, Baden Wuerttemberg (Fire in landscape management – website of the Ministry for Rural Space, Baden Wuerttemberg State, Germany)

http://www.landwirtschaft-mlr.baden-wuerttemberg.de/servlet/PB/menu/1063436_l1/index.html

Prescribed burning components within the project LIFE06 NAT/D/000003 „Rohrhardsberg, Upper Elz and Wilde Gutach“ „Baden Wuerttemberg State, Germany)
http://gfmc.online/feueroekologie/EU-Life-project.html
http://rohrhardsberg-life.de/artikel/feuereinsatz
http://rohrhardsberg-life.de/artikel/kontrollierter-feuereinsatz
http://www.landkreis-emmendingen.de/index.phtml?mNavID=1406.32&sNavID=1406.372&La=

Forum 2000 Feuer in the Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany (Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
http://www2.kah-bonn.de/fo/feuer/0.htm
For obtaining information on the proceedings volume Feuer contact:
forum@kah-bonn.de

Italy

Prescribed burning, grazing and mowing for conservation management of moorlands in Nature Oriented reserve of Vauda (Turin, Italy):
http://www.agroselviter.unito.it/pianificazione/VaudaENG.htm
Experimental Fire Video:
http://www.agroselviter.unito.it/pianificazione/vaudavideoENG.htm

Sweden

Prescribed burning required for forest certification (Chapter 6.4.4) –Swedish FSC Standard for Forest Certification (para 6.3.12, page 39) (PDF, 0.6 MB)

United Kingdom

FIREMAN – Fire Management to Maintain Biodiversity and Mitigate Economic Loss
http://www.fireman-europe.com/

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), Heather & Grass Burning Regulations and Code of Practice
http://www.defra.gov.uk/rural/documents/countryside/uplands/hg-burn2007.pdf

Heathlands Europe, Network for any subject related to heathlands:
http://www.english-nature.org.uk/heathlands/default.htm

The Muirburn Code
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/04/08154231/0

Prescribed burning on Moorland: Supplement to the Muirburn Code – A Guide to Best Practice
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/library3/environment/msup-00.asp

Fire management in NW Europe – FireBeaters
http://firebeaters.org.uk

FIRES: Interdisciplinary Research on Ecosystem Services: Fire and Climate Change in UK Moorlands and Heaths
http://www.fires-seminars.org.uk/
International
The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
http://nature.org/initiatives/fire/

Fire Regime and Condition Class (FRCC) Website
http://www.frcc.gov/