Wild Forests Photowalks

This autumn I am accompanying two photo hikes in the wild and romantic Gesäuse National Park. We will experience fascinating gorges, mossy old growth forests, hidden waterfalls and magical autumn colors. I will be your „coach“ at the camera. The Gesäuse is one of the most beautiful natural landscapes in Austria – and definitely worth a visit! You can find more information here: Photowalk in wild forests in Gesäuse National Park... 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