The Rhineland stud herd enjoys the late summer sun. Meawhile, the nights in the eastern region of the Ore Mountains are rather cold.

The Rhineland stud herd enjoys the late summer sun.  Meawhile, the nights in the eastern region of the Ore Mountains are rather cold.

Our young mares developed rather well during summertime. For a couple of them the training to become a riding horse will start in the spring to come.

Our young mares developed rather well during summertime. For a couple of them the training to become a riding horse will start in the spring to come.

While carefully removing the waterweed you can see several pond inhabitants like, e.g., this little common newt.

While carefully removing the waterweed you can see several pond inhabitants like, e.g., this little common newt.

As every year, the nature protection ponds are to be maintained at the beginning of autumn time.

As every year, the nature protection ponds are to be maintained at the beginning of autumn time.

While working with the horses, this autumn Marko Vogel is supported by Jenny. She is preparing herself currently for an occupational career in the saddle.

While working with the horses, this autumn Marko Vogel is supported by Jenny. She is preparing herself currently for an occupational career in the saddle.

During the last hot days stablehand Marko Vogel uses the cool morning hours for training the horses in the open country.

During the last hot days stablehand Marko Vogel uses the cool morning hours for training the horses in the open country.

Whatever is just being done, watering, harvesting or taking care of the animals - Weimaraner pup Quanto Prima is present always and everywhere.

Whatever is just being done, watering, harvesting or taking care of the animals - Weimaraner pup Quanto Prima is present always and everywhere.

To withstand heat and drought of the late summer weeks the young fruit trees are watered regularly.

To withstand heat and drought of the late summer weeks the young fruit trees are watered regularly.

Among the sun ripened fruit of the old proven kinds of fruit you can always find some especially beautiful ones.

Among the sun ripened fruit of the old proven kinds of fruit you can always find some especially beautiful ones.

The fist tasty apples ripen at the young fruit trees. For Baerbel Kemper and her daughter Anna-Karina harvesting time has started.

The fist tasty apples ripen at the young fruit trees. For Baerbel Kemper and her daughter Anna-Karina harvesting time has started.

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Meadows in the eastern region of the Ore Mountains

On by LGKS hs

Species-rich grassland areas form an essential part of the Ore Mountains landscape. During the last decades the number of such colorful meadows has decreased remarkably. To mark the "day of the diversity of species 2016" LGKS brings in mind the history of grassland cultivation in that region and gives an outlook to future. The whole article you can read here (German).

Viola tricolor at the meadows of LGKS