Photo-Walkshops 2020

Save the dates! In 2020 there will be more photo-walkshops: Warscheneck (June 5-7), Dachstein (Aug. 21-23), Gesäuse National Park (Aug. 29, Oct. 24-25) as well as Romania (July, exact date tbd.) and Waldviertel (date tbd.). More information: Photowalk into remote old growth forests in Warscheneck nature reservePhotowalk into the wild and vast Dachstein mountain desertPhotowalk in wild forests in Gesäuse National Park (August 2020)Photowalk in wild... Read More

Europe’s Wildest Forests: Fagaras

There are only a few places left in Europe where wilderness in its original form still can be found: Mountains and valleys without roads, even no trails – and primary forests. One of those places is the rugged Făgăraș Mountain range in the Romanian Carpathians, just southeast of Sibiu. In July 2016 I was there – together with Slovak researcher Martin Mikolas and Romanian forest experts. We walked into the fascinating worlds of Ucea... Read More

Austria’s Great Wilderness

Austria’s only Wilderness Area (according to international standards by IUCN) at Mount Duerrenstein in southern Lower Austria could be enlarged by another 5600 ha in the neighbouring province Styria. The application process has been started in 2015. The area is owned by the state and managed by Austria’s State Forestry „Österreichische Bundesforste“. The 3500 ha Wilderness Reserve Duerrenstein hosts the remarkable Rothwald... Read More