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Distant view, "macro" perspective, walls as a network in the landscape

The dry stone walls form a networking landscape element alongside other landscape structures (hedges, rough pastures, water bodies, etc.).

Criteria for recording and evaluating entire object areas in the overall local ecological context:

  • Structural diversity of the object area

Composition of habitat types according to "Delarze + Gonseth, Lebensräume der Schweiz" -> as well as, see Anthropogenic stone corridors (Gives hints)

  • Ecological significance of the dry stone wall based on the surrounding wall landscape (stand-alone/only dry stone wall in the area, part of a wall complex of several closely spaced individual walls or retaining walls in a large-scale terraced landscape) (low, medium, high, very high)
  • Networking function of the dry stone wall (low, medium, high, very high)
  • Quality of connectivity between the individual biotopes and small structures of the project area (low, medium, high, very high)
  • Quality of the biodiversity of the object area (low, medium, high, very high)
  • Type of zone (spatial planning)
  • Ecologically relevant economic implications (e.g. agriculture, transport, special uses)

Inventory inputs and assessments (protective measures).