Preserving Cultural Landscape

The cultural landscapes of southwestern Germany, such as meadows with fruit trees, pastures or juniper heathland are of high ecological value. At the same time they provide opportunities to individuals for relaxation and experiencing nature.

Cultural landscapes are preserved in a sustainable way if adapted forms of land use are economically sustainable. Therefore, it is necessary to raise the awareness of consumers and those seeking relaxation with regard to the interrelations between agricultural production, forms of land use and own consumption behaviour.

Examples include:

  • Within the framework of the project MultiKulturLandschaft [MultiCulturalLandscape] migrant organisations from Esslingen District will be linked with environmental organisations and initiatives from the area to work on the issues concerning the environment and landscape and implement joint projects. more...
  • The touring exhibition regioFAIRglobal points out the interrelations between environmental protection, landscape preservation, poverty, development policy and consumer behaviour. It consists of more...
  • More locally produced, biological and fair-trade products add to menus and make a significant contribution to the maintenance of typical cultural landscape. This summarises the contents of the manual EduCate - The Manual. more...