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Biodiversum Remerschen, Luxembourg

Biodiversum Remerschen, Luxembourg

Name of organisation: Administration de la Nature et des Forêts

Funding support: Public funds

Number of staff: 11

Number of visitors per year: 10,000–12,000

Overall aims of the centre 
Rising awareness for nature, biodiversity and importance of wetlands for nature and people.

Description of the centre

Close to Schengen, in Luxembourg’s Moselle valley and close borders with Germany and France, Biodiversum nature center is situated in Haff Réimech protected area (300 ha), one of the two national Ramsar sites. Its modern architecture, the wooden construction and the interactive exhibition are its characteristics.

Main CEPA work areas

Biodiversum offers a wide range of nature activities for school classes, groups and private visitors, as well as an interesting exhibition on Haff Réimech protected area.

Top three challenges

The multi-lingual exhibition is essential to fulfil our aims and to satisfy visitors from different countries.

Interpretation techniques

Creating signage; site information; Producing written materials; Using audio-visual tools; Developing nature trails

Visitor centres

Running a visitor centre

Participation

Engaging hard-to-reach groups; Engaging young people; Engaging the local community

Education and communication

Working with primary schools; Working with secondary schools; Developing resources / materials

General

Auditing / assessing effectiveness; 

Website address:
www.biodiversum.lu

Other Information:

Name: Patric Lorgé / Isabelle Zwick

Address: 5, Bréicherwee L-5441 Remerschen  LUXEMBOURG

Telephone: (00352) 247-56531

E-mail: biodiversum@anf.etat.lu

Brochure

 

The visitor centre

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