Middle Kamp valley in Lower Austria is one of the most remarkable and most precious river landscapes in Austria: Even today there are sections without roads or trails. The river is still free, with rapids, rocks, islands and floodplain forests. On the steep rocky slopes natural woodlands grow, including stands of small remains of primeval forest.
Today Kamp valley is a protected area (Natura 2000).
However there are plans by the utility company EVN to demolish an old power plant (near to castle of Rosenburg) and to build a larger one. That would turn parts of the free flowing river into a muddy lake and destroy the river bed due to dredging…
More information: lebendiger-kamp.at