Project title: Wetland biodiversity project
Applicant: Vereniging Agrarisch Natuur- en Landschapsbeheer Water, Land & Dijken (Noord-Holland collective)
In cooperation with: Gebiedscoöperatie Noord-Holland Zuid (South North-Holland collective), Gebiedscoöperatie Rijn, Vecht en Venen (Utrecht collective)
Region: Noord-Holland and Utrecht
This pilot project will develop soil and climate services, study opportunities for creating a network of ecological corridors, and improve the coordination between the various agricultural initiatives.
The three collectives will work towards such goals as:
- Establishing regional and local environmental plans.
- Increasing wetland dairy farmers’ awareness of the importance of sustainable soil management.
- Combining environmental measures with agricultural nature conservation.
- Streamlining sustainability initiatives in the dairy industry.
Developing an adequate monitoring, control and accountability methodology for the measures introduced in the pilot project.