Name / Title
Case Study Region
Biosphere Reserve Bliesgau
Main activity / focus
The project’s objectives are outlined by the short formula: ‘creating the appearance of ways with local shell limestone – re-animate rotations on the basis of a regional material production – preserving valuable historically marked paths (with a scallop) in the frame of political employment measures as ‘soil citation’ – preserving the culture of remembering an almost forgotten handicraft road construction.’ Thereby, the potential of tourism is not to be underestimated (information leaflet ‚Lebensadern Wege‘).
Target beneficiaries / market
Creation of work programs, preserving of special cultural heritage.
Current Funding source(s)
In terms of employment, the project is supported by the following training corporations:
The institution responsible for the project is the biosphere administrative body Bliesgau. Co-operation partners are the regional association and Saarpfalz-Kreis.
No dedicated website, information on:
‚Lebensadern Wege‘ is a future-oriented model project. The focal point is re-discovering and re-animating of a path network which originated of a road construction tradition and in which shell limestone was used.
Mr Torsten Czech