Land Use Policy 73 (2018) 115–124 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Land Use Policy journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/landusepol Predictive model for meadow owners’ participation in agri-environmental climate schemes in Natura 2000 areas a, a,b c Natalija Špur , Andrej Šorgo , Sonja Škornik University of Maribor, Slomškov trg 15, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Maribor, Slovenia, Koroška cesta 46, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia University of Maribor, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Koroška cesta 160, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia ARTICLE I NFO ABSTRACT Keywords: European semi-natural grasslands maintained through traditional practices are among the most species-rich Agricultural schemes plant communities within the present-day rural landscape. However, land use change has caused a drastic de- Biodiversity cline in grassland area. In European agricultural policy, agri-environmental schemes (AES) have been introduced Extensive meadows to preserve, enhance and restore biodiversity on European farmland. Goričko Landscape Park (GLP) in Slovenia Factors is Natura 2000 area with the aim to preserve traditional and extensive small-scale farming. Measures to en- Public participation courage proper management of extensively used meadows in GLP were carried out within the Agricultural Environmental Climate Scheme (AECS). The aims of this research were to identify key
Land Use Policy – Elsevier
Published: Apr 1, 2018
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