Through “Belt in Balance”, Naturpark Lillebælt will communicate, research, and improve the sea and coastal environment near the Little Belt for the enjoyment of citizens, visitors, and many volunteers, ad with support from two foundations.
Overall budget: 35.3 million DKK
Backing from foundations: 17.1 million DKK
Timeframe: April 2020 – April 2025
- Bælternes Fiskeriforening. Contact: chairman Allan Buch.
- Leisure fishermen and sports fishermen in the Little Belt. Contact: Ib Jensen and/or Torben Lindholst.
- Aarhus University, Department of Ecoscience. Leading in research of porpoise behaviour, bio acoustics, feeding basis, and migration. Contact: senior researcher Jonas Teilmann. See AU’s website about Belt in Balance See Aarhus University’s website about Belt in Balance
- DTU Aqua, leading in surveillance of Danish fishing and fishing populations. Contact: research assistant Marie Fausing and/or senior researcher Jon Svendsen.
- SDU, studies the effects of promotion on young people.
- VisitMiddelfart, VisitFredericia, VisitKolding, Middelfart Museum, the Museums of Fredericia, Museum Kolding.
- Partners in Naturpark Lillebælt
- Volunteer citizens and associations, for example diving clubs and kayaking clubs.
- The nature park counsel in Naturpark Lillebælt consisting of different representatives for associations and businesses.
Read about partners of Belt in Balance