Around 80 hectares of the 132 hectares
of the bird reserve were purchased in 2001 by the two
communes involved so that the land could be used for
nature conservation purposes. The necessary funds came
from a mitigation measure required by the nature conservation
authorities (in connection with the rebuilding of the
stadium in Salzburg/Klessheim). Within the framework
of the LIFE project a further 40 hectares have been
purchased, or rights to use the land for nature conservation
This acquisition of land, or of rights to use it, had
to take place before the active management measures
could be carried out.
land acquisitions ...