Luxemburg - natur&ëmwelt

BirdLife Partner


Founded in: 1920
Members: 13000
Staff: 4
Address: Kräizhaff, 5 Route de Luxembourg, Kockelscheuer, LU, LU-1899
Tel/Fax: Tel. +352 29 04 04-1; Fax +352 29 05 04
Email: birgit.jacoby@luxnatur.lu
Web: www.naturemwelt.lu


Mission of the organisation

To protect wild birds and their habitats, natur&ëmwelt works closely with its foundation Hëllef fir d'Natur, which is concerned with the purchase and management of habitats.
 

Key Activities

  • Public relations
  • Campaigns
  • Nature education in schools
  • Bird of the year
  • National tree day
  • The taste of the landscape
  • Projects
  • Conservation work on Black Stork
  • Scientific work
  • Youth clubs
  • Consultation about birds and nature problems in general
  • Publishing a newspaper and information bulletin
     

Recent Achievements

  • Participated in a Black Stork migration programme in collaboration with Belgium and France
  • More than 400 new members joined the Regulus Junior Club, a youth environmental education project
  • Created an Ornithological Bureau, financially supported by the Luxembourg Ministry of the Environment and employing the country's first ever professional ornithologist
  • Following natur&ëmwelt recommendations, all nine Luxembourg IBAs were included in national SPA proposals by the government
  • Carried out national surveys of the Eagle Owl and Peregrine
  • Held a fundraising campaign in collaboration with Volkswagen
  • Recruited almost 500 new members