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Rückkehr von Fischotter, Lachs und Tüpfelsumpfhuhn an der Wümme

Rückkehr von Fischotter, Lachs und Tüpfelsumpfhuhn an der Wümme

Return of Otter, Salmon and Spotted Crake at the Wümme
In many areas of the Wümme river maintenance is practically set to zero and the river can develop self-dynamically without restrictions.

Today, Fischerhude’s floodplain of the Wümme near Bremen is an area of recognised ecological importance, especially for waterbound breeding and resting birds. This was made possible by a large-scale nature conservation project, in which numerous measures have been carried out since 1992 to restore water bodies, including the relocation of dykes, the creation of spawning grounds and riparian buffer strips.

This video explains restoration measures at the river Wümme. The project manager shares his experiences in an interview. The video is part of a series of ten videos on river restoration projects in Germany, which were created for the information portal river restoration of the German Federal Environment Agency (uba.de/renaturierung).


Citation

Umweltbundesamt 2019: Rückkehr von Fischotter, Lachs und Tüpfelsumpfhuhn an der Wümme. Video. Online: https://youtu.be/d_WsuW9T7hw

Language
German
Credits

Interview partner: Thomas Arkenau (Landkreis Verden)

Script, Direction: Georg Lamberty (Planungsbüro Zumbroich)
Production: Melanie Kemper (Ecologic Institute)
Scientific Advice: Stephan Naumann (Umweltbundesamt), Falko Wagner (Institut für Gewässerökologie und Fischereibiologie Jena)

Camera, Cutting, Sound: Marco Linke (Medieningenieurbüro Manntau)
Speaker:  Julia Gruber
Music: SapidGroove – Ambient Acoustic Guitar (Envato Market)
Cutting: Lena Aebli (Ecologic Institute)
Photos: Thomas Arkenau (Landkreis Verden)

Funding
Year
2019
Dimension
4:25 min
Project ID
3514
Keywords
restoration, watercourse, hydromorphology, water framework direction, WFD, 2027, Germany, Wümme, online, information platform, internet, website, infographic, video