The LIFE DICCA project - A good climate for the Danube Island

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Sheep on the Danube Island

From April to October 2023 a flock of sheep was put out to graze on various areas of grassland on the northern part of the Danube Island. more

wild bee on violet blossom

Wild bees on the Danube Island

A recent study recorded 136 species of wild bees on the Danube Island. more

Green Danube Island next to Skyline

Revitalization of bays along the Danube

Bays along a 3.3-kilometre stretch of riverbank on the Danube Island were dredged to create new habitats for fish and amphibians. more

wooden seating with roof

Wooden pergolas with seating

In autumn 2020, five wooden pergolas with seating were erected on the Danube Island, overlooking the River Danube. more

bee hive

50 beehives on the Danube Island

Since spring 2021, 50 colonies of bees have been living on the Danube Island, the honey they produce has been available to buy. more

pond with trees

Weather stations

The five stations are to provide detailed records of weather, atmospheric conditions and microclimatic conditions. more


Online recording of nature sightings

Contribute to the project by logging your animal and plant sightings and photos in the nature calendar of the Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics. more

smartphone screen

Discover the Danube Island with the Hearonymus app

The audio guide "Things to see on the Danube Island" offers a circular tour providing fascinating insights and information about the island. more

Logo of the LIFE+ Programme of the European Union

The LIFE DICCA project is funded under the LIFE Programme of the European Union.

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