These insect hotels in the Silvoretum were built by the members of the der voluntary youth fire brigade Großroehrsdorf-Biensdorf within the framework of the 48 hours event."
In the school forest a number of artificial habitats as, e.g., nesting sites like this dead wood stable, which offer room for insects and small mammals, were established."
Regular cultivation is important of an optimal development of the young trees in the different subject related forest areas of the Silvoretum."
For visitors, the subject related forest areas in the Silvoretum offer a good chance to study plants from other continents as, e.g., this redwood tree (Northern America)."
Excursion game and hunting - guide Richard Schwald explains and demonstrates the tasks of the gundog as a partner of the hunter."
Spring excursion with the subject „Nature protection“ across the mixed forest areas of canyon and hillsides within the school forest area"
Exploration tour - pupils discover and document historic landmarks of the manor Weesenstein in the school forest area
The lessons in the forest make subjects regarding nature protection visible and actively experienceable for pupils of all age levels.
School Forest at LGKS
With the project „school forest“ our country estate contributes to a comprehensive education for children and teenagers in this region. Situated along the slops of he river Mueglitz near Schlottwitz it offers a great variety of possibilities for the pupils to learn about the ecologic genesis and development process of different species as well as to influence such processes actively and understand their background and relevance.
News from the School Forest
Nature Protection - Excursion 2016
Besides the exploration of flora and fauna in the mixed forests of canyons and hillsides along the valley Doktorgraben, the pupils wanted to do something for forest and game themselves: They collected rubbish and waste illegally disposed in the forest.
The report about this excursion you can read here (German).