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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Spring Excursion to the Yew Trees

On by LGKS hs

One of the largest yew tree populations in Saxony is located at the hillside of the Muerglitz-valley near the village Schlottwitz. A guided tour organized by the country estate Kemper & Schlomski will lead you to the fascinating trees and the unique vegetation of the FFH-area Mueglitztal (FFH: fauna-flora-habitat-guideline, see also http://www.umwelt.sachsen.de/umwelt/natur/natura2000/2014.aspx) and it's animal inhabitants. During the excursion forestry scientist Kerstin Heyne will teach you about the yew tree from the needle to the root including the legends and myths told about this tree. Nature protection expert Karl-Heinz Rehn knows about the vegetation in this are more than anyone else and is looking forward to interested guests. Panoramic views overlooking the Mueglitz valley as well as Saxony Switzerland are included.

When: May 22nd, 2016, 10 a.m., approx. 2,5 h
How: along approx. 3 km we walk up and down. Sturdy shoes are required, hiking sticks will be useful.
Where: Hiker's parking area Schlottwitz, opposite the sports ground; Müglitztalstr. 27, 01768 Glashütte, OT Schlottwitz
Who: Everybody is welcome. Please register for participation by phone: 0152 23437275

Vegetation am Müglitztalhang