Expected results

A1. – a monitoring structure of the project’s progress

–          employment contracts for the project’s personnel/ partnership agreements with the associated institutions/organizations participating in the project frame

–          draft of the procurement plan

A2. – a study assessing the stakeholders needs, initial attitudes and the existing pressures on the conservation status of the two sites.

– recommendations on the method in which each stakeholder should be approached;

– a digital database, comprising all information about stakeholders, the nature of their relationship and their potential influence.

A3. – hydro-pedological maps of the analyzed areas;

– report on the distribution of soil and the groundwater dynamics for studied area.

B1. – land purchase: 20 ha of priority habitat 7120* and 8 ha of forest habitat (71EO*) in ROSCI00170;

– transferring the ownership right of 3 ha of priority habitat (E1I0*)

C1. – delimiting the two protected areas (727 ha) through 370 topographic milestones

– 2 marsh areas (5,42 ha) protected through a green fence (132.000 seedlings).

C2. – restoration of the vertical structure of forest stands on 8,24 ha, by supporting the natural regeneration;

–          increasing the consistency of alder forests, from 0,5 to 0,9;

tailored forestry measures applied to a demonstrative surface of 1 ha in the critical area of u.a. 6D

C3. – the soil dig around 68 oak trees;

– planting of 728 oak trees resulted from collected acorn;

– planting 2000 seedlings resulted from the forested-steppe ecotype;

C4. – warping 3 km of drain;

– clogging the terrain around the 7 springs from the project area;

– cleaning from invasive herbaceous species a surface of 3,5 ha of marsh, in the areas with protected species;

– planting 500 viable plants of Ligularia sibirica, Adenophora liliifolia, Liparis loeselii

C5. – one activity report;

– 12 meetings with the mayors from the vicinity of the project area;

– 3 meetings with farmers;

– one active patrol for reducing the negative impact of the human activity in the area;

– reducing intensive grazing to minimum 50%, in the areas with protected natural habitats;

– a 2 km long ditch surrounding the Prejmer forest, against the fire;

– 4 natural barriers formed by logs and ground, located on the access path of the forest;

C6. – thematic maps illustrating the main parameters monitored by the project implementation team;

D1. – 4 annual reports that evaluate the impact of C2 and C4 actions on the hydrological regime and constitute the basis of the elaboration of the guides for the restoration and conservation of priority habitats 91EO*, 91IO*; 7120*;

D2. – 4 annual reports regarding the habitats conservation status and one final report containing the GIS database and the set of maps with the chromatic coding of the conservation state;

D3. – 4 annual reports and one final report monitoring the socio-economic impact of the project activities;

E1. – 3 informative events and a final conference, organized with a view to promote the project, its objectives and results;

–          informative materials for project promotion: 600 brochures, 1 project banner, 500 stickers, posters and 600 personalized ball-point pens;

–           4 press releases for the project’s promotion

E2. – a website for disseminating the project’s objectives and results and a specialized discussion forum;

E3. – 12 informative panels, comprising the objectives and the activities of the project, installed in the areas of interest;

– a final report for the general public;

E4. – an awareness increasing report, for the promotion of SCIs;

– informative materials created and distributed: 600 brochures, 400 best practice guide, 300 caps, 300 T-shirts, 3 stickers with the project, LIFE and Nature 2000 logo.

E5. – a report regarding the experience exchange of stakeholders from local communities, with similar areas in the UE;

– 8 thematic panels;

F1. – 6 progress reports evaluating the efficiency and functionality of the project management;

F2. – an external audit report;

F3. – a report regarding the exchanges with similar projects;

F4. – an „after-LIFE” conservation plan.

The project is financed through the support of the LIFE Nature instrument of the European Union. The EU contribution amounts to 885.731 euro, representing 69,96% of the total project value