ELKE Phase I
ELKE Phase II
ELKE Phase III
In the final report of the ELKE Phase I – Preparatory Studies economic, ecological and plant construction issues have been investigated. It also contains all the basic concepts for a practical continuation of the ELKE project.
The associated legal opinion contains all legal aspects on the feasibility of extensive cultivation systems within the context of the intervention compensation regulation.
In the final report of the ELKE Phase II – Determination Phase, the structure of the model sites and the collaborative research is described. An essential aspect of the determination phase is also successful public relations work.
Furthermore, for ELKE Phase II there is a short legal expertise on central aspects in the amendment of the Federal Nature Conservation Act (BnatSchG) in regards to the project contents.
In the process of the ELKE Phase III – Implementation of practice-based field model projects comprehensive background information, methods and results were developed. The final report contains all information for the implementation, testing and research of the ELKE concept.
For the testing of productive compensation measures on a practical scale, a legal statement was prepared in which the implementation of the amended federal legislation in the federal states is analysed.
On 5 November 2012, the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU, Division N I 5 – 70302/1) issued a draft ordinance on the compensation of interventions in nature and landscape (Federal Compensation Ordinance – BkompV) in the corresponding hearing and participation procedures. The basis of the BKompV is § 15 paragraph 7 sentence 1 of the Federal Nature Conservation Act of 29 July 2009 (BGBl. I p. 2542). The ordinance must be drawn up in agreement with the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (BMELV) and the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs (BMVBS). Within the framework of the federal collaborative project ELKE, the BMELV also requested information on the cultures used in ELKE and available findings.