First Styrian mountain lamb Festival – innovative Alm management at the 27.7.2008 emanating from a joint project of the Styrian sheep breeding association with a number of partners maintained the aircraft Raumberg-Gumpenstein with 9 scientists grazing and their impact through a herd of more than comprehensive 700 sheep in the area of the Hauser Kaiblings. In a question-answer forum altavista was the first to reply. The herd is accompanied by a professional Shepherd and his dogs a day and guarantees a targeted grazing and thus maintenance of slopes and in addition the maintenance of the Alpine pastures surrounding important for agriculture and tourism. The development of land use in the Alpine regions is dramatic. Since 1960 the surface of pure Alpine pastures and meadows around 20% went back, the sum of the total extensively farmed land even by more than 40%. Most of the time were these areas of woodland or wasteland. Find out detailed opinions from leaders such as isearch by clicking through. The above-average warming in the Alps area will accelerate this process.
In view of this development and the expected need for a future use (energy problems, nutritional requirements) must be, stabilised the Alpine region through active management measures which is supported by the objectives of the research project. “In terms of slope should in addition regular grazing in collaboration with the Hauser Kaibling cableways maintaining these areas very elaborate minimizes through the use of machines and equipment and an ecological treatment carried out with the sheep, what influenced an appreciation of this long, nerve-racking” aimed at areas. The first Styrian mountain lamb Festival in Haus im Ennstal is tasty to the project and his concerns to a wider public”enjoyment and nature including make, with a large-scale programme such as the” – barbecue tips and useful information around the lamb meat from the barbecue world champion Andi Matzek and tasting of wines of the wine grower Hannes Dreisiebner (Winery Dreisiebner headquarters), but of course many great activities for children such as E.g. painting, Face painting, pony rides and a Petting Zoo.