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Bommer Weiher

Location: Bomme, Thurgau, Switzerland

Objective: development and implementation of a local network concept of ecological compensation areas

Problems:

Solutions: use the ecological compensation area regulation to create a green network, a voluntary initiative from the local farmers

Results: high value nature sites connected trhough voluntary ecological compensation areas

Critical factors of success: existing high nature value sites (ponds and small wetlands) were connected by areas of high nature value farming receiving government financial compensation

Key learning points: the use of ecologcal compensation area to implement ecological connectivity and ensure the survival of key threatened habitats

Actors: local farmers

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Financing:

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