© Anna Schöfmann

Ökologische Beikrautunterdrückung

Steile Terrassenlagen lassen meist keine mechanische Bearbeitung des Reb-Unterstockbereiches zu. Um dem Griff zu Herbiziden vorzubeugen, wird an einer ökologischen Lösung gearbeitet.
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© Juli Rabl

Kulturgeschichtliche Wanderung in Aggsbach Markt

Die Wachau hat vieles zu bieten. Einen Einblick in die kulturelle Vergangenheit der Wachau und das Weltkulturerbe bekommt man im Rahmen einer Wanderung in Aggsbach Markt.
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Volunteers pflegen die Felsenböschung im Meditationsgarten der Kartause Aggsbach © Welterbegemeinden Wachau/Elisa Besenbäck

World Heritage Volunteers Wachau-Middle Rhine

Since 2004, an intensive exchange has been taking place between the two World Heritage cultural landscapes of the Wachau in Austria and the Upper Middle Rhine Valley in Germany. The cooperation should now be further intensified by a joint volunteer camp with a focus on caring for the cultural landscape.
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Besser früher als später

Über das neue Präventionsprojekt "NESAK Niederschwellige Eltern- und Sozialarbeit für Kinder in Kindergärten und Volksschulen"
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Altes Posthaus in Melk

Die im historischen Stadtkern von Melk befindliche Liegenschaft ist in die Jahre gekommen. Die Nutzung der Räumlichkeiten ist nur mit großen Einschränkungen möglich. Eine Machbarkeitsstudie soll den Grundstein für eine Generalsanierung legen.
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© Christian Jansky

Wachau Zones: Spitz

Building in a World Heritage site is a topical issue. Historic settlement areas often present difficult challenges for municipalities and owners. With the help of the Wachau Zones, development plans are elaborated which simplify dealing with historic buildings in line with World Heritage requirements.
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The Fourth Wall – Seekopf Lookout Tower

The Seekopf and the Hirschwand belong to the World Heritage Trail and together form a popular excursion destination that is highly rated by hikers. A lookout tower affords a phenomenal 360-degree view. The prior existing tower was already over 25 years old and was showing signs of rotting, so it had to be demolished for safety reasons. The association "Jankerlklub Rossatz" and the market municipality of Rossatz-Arnsdorf worked on the construction of a new tower in order to continue being able to offer the rewarding view of the Wachau.
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Presenting the women of the Wachau-Dunkelsteinerwald region

Young women living in rural areas overwhelmingly underestimate their personal opportunities for the future compared to those living in urban areas. This is resulting in a brain-drain of well-educated women. This project is intended to highlight how modern and diverse the situation for women can be in rural areas and what opportunities for the future are on offer in the Wachau-Dunkelsteinerwald region.
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Die Region wird von Volksschulkindern erkundet ©Franz Weingartner

Dunkelsteinerwald school project - implementation

In the future, there should be stronger focus on topics related to the Dunkelsteinerwald in lessons at the region’s primary schools. Teaching staff worked on how to achieve this in an initial project, the results of which are now being implemented in another LEADER project.
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Attraktivierungsmaßnahmen außerhalb der Altstadt sind in Planung ©Michael Nader

Open space design for visitor guidance in Dürnstein

Dürnstein is currently faced with the problem of very large numbers of visitors flowing into the historic town centre at certain times. This causes considerable inconvenience for local residents. The aim is distribute visitor streams better with a plan for structural measures at and around car park P1.
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