This study is part of the LIFE‐project “Green Valleys: connecting habitats' conservation with long term biomass management and multi‐stakeholder approach” (LIFE17 NAT/BE/000445).
The nature reserves of Green Valleys are part of the Natura 2000‐network of European important nature reserves and receive financial support of the LIFE‐fund of the European Union.
The LIFE‐project Green Valleys is a collaboration between Belgian and Polish nature organizations. In Flanders, actions are planned in Midden‐Brabant, northeast of Brussels. The following nature reserves are part of the project area (in Dutch): Pikhakendonk, Hellebos‐Rotbos, Floordambos, Kastanjebos, Torfbroek, Silsombos, Molenbeekvallei and Rotte Gaten. In Poland, actions are planned in the west of the country, close to the German border.