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  • Building with North Sea Nature

    Eco-friendly design of scour protection: potential enhancement of ecological functioning in offshore wind farms: Towards an implementation guide and experimental set-up’... Read more

  • Webcams for monitoring breeding success

    Webcams are being used to monitor terns on artificial breeding islands. Read more

  • Biodegradable structure for habitat improvement

    In a quest for artificial structures for use in the recovery of musselbeds, we have developed a biodegradable structure that can be used in habitat restoration and... Read more

  • Breeding pontoons for Common Terns

    Pontoons have been developed for breeding habitats for Common Terns in Lake Marker. Read more

  • 20 years of wildlife crossings

    A report detailing the last twenty years of our research on wildlife crossings has been produced. This includes abstracts from our various reports, articles and... Read more

Management of floodplains with water buffalo, koniks and Highland cattle

7 April 2016
Together with the Foundation for Restoring European Ecosystems (FREE) and Gebr. van Kessel BV we have been involved with the introduction of various large grazing species. Koniks maintain a short grassland and Highland cattle limit the development of scrub. Water buffalo limit the succession of reedbeds in wetland and intertidal areas. Read more >>

eDNA and barcoding for ecological research

1 March 2016
eDNA and Barcoding are being used more and more for surveying particular groups of animal. Bureau Waardenburg is using this method in novel situations.

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Workgroup on invasive non-native species in the Wadden Sea

An international workgroup met recently to tackle the issues surrounding invasive non-native species in the Wadden Sea. Bureau Waardenburg made an important contribution to the proposed strategy based on a policy of prevention, early warning, monitoring, risk-assessment and management measures.


Bureau Waardenburg is active on Twitter as @buwanl. Tweets are mostly in Dutch but if you see something of interest, get in touch and we'd be happy to translate.