City hall, Starnberg: Nine points for the protection of species in the city and the environment | Starnberg

The city of Starnberg, Germany, has presented its results to the state in respect of the protection of species. The town hall presents even two points more than

City hall, Starnberg: Nine points for the protection of species in the city and the environment | Starnberg

The city of Starnberg, Germany, has presented its results to the state in respect of the protection of species. The town hall presents even two points more than planned.

Starnberg – It's been almost a year that the vacation Committee of the Starnberg city Council, the administration had commissioned to determine the state of species protection in the city. This week, the results of the Committee for the environment, energy and mobility were presented. The town hall has added to the SPD originally requested seven points volunteer for a further two.


Currently, after the listing of the city's six orchards, two of which are in Söcking and one each in Leutstetten, in the country Stetten, in Perca and in Perchting. They are leased to the part. The Meadow below the monastery in Percha requires care and Nachpflanzung, at Mitterweg in Perchting and on the cemetery road in Söcking were planted in the past year, for the last time as fruit trees.

ten possible sites for new scattered are fruit listed meadows: the area of the former horticultural Association in Perchting, the Meadow to the North of the monastery in Percha, Starnberg at the water plant and At the Sonnenhof, as well as six areas in Söcking, including at the Fritz Gartz-way of Norman road, on the trail and at the Caroline road.


can be used Several dozen plots of land over the whole of Starnberg distributed in the meantime as extensive Blühwiesen or flower strips, some of which have come in the past few years, newly added, for example, on the Steininger property or the posse westhofener Straße. Alone there are 5000 flowers are planted onions and 22 different wild flower varieties have been sown. 35 wild flowers grow, in the meantime, at the gautinger Straße and at the North train station.

not Too early mown by the way, said mayor Patrick Janik. He knew the accusation, but: "If you don't mow the areas, overgrown, the Grass so high, that nothing more is in bloom."

As a possible new Blühwiesen has identified the management of the grass areas previously mulched from the municipal depot on a regular basis. However, you have to remember that for the care of new Mowing for about 120 000 euros, and additional staff was required. A sum which kept not used only to Dr. Ursula Lauer (Green) is too high. Rudolf Zirngibl (CSU) suggested, rather the machinery ring, or a farmer with the task of to entrust instead of 120 000 euros to spend.

dry-stone walls, dead wood, insects hotels

dry-stone walls, in which, for example, reptiles feel at home in Starnberg, only three: an old one in the former monastery garden in Percha and two new, so-called stone gabions, soil memorial of St. Benedict, and the Villa Rustica.

piles of Deadwood created by way of the depot in the past years in forests and green areas, for example, in the high forest, in the corn Inger valley and at the Riedener. Christiane Falk (SPD), and the piles of Deadwood in schools create. "This is a Must," she said. "And also a mission of education."

+ The insect hotel in the castle Park is one of four in Starnberg, Germany.©Andrea Jaksch

Three major insect hotels were gorge in the year 2017, in coordination with the Federal nature conservation at the Mausoleum in Söcking, in the corn Inger and in the Palace garden in Starnberg situated. This is a smaller Museum Starnberger see coming. For wild bees Nesting sites available, are to be expanded plants. Natural Nesting sites for insects, provide hems at the edges of woods and wild flower meadows. Add to this the reed area at the public Park, which is cut only every three years in exchange.

biotope networking

The city attempts to acquire land for a network of biotopes, the report says.

waters and streams

The seven source stream, the Lüßbach and the corn Inger Bach – because of their size, the so-called "waters of the third order" are placed in the city free. Georg Bach and Fox ditch are piped or partially piped. Especially urban, are installed in the streams strong. To change that, is expensive. 250 000 to 300 000 Euro alone would cost a part of the restoration of the Lüßbachs in Percha. Dr. Franz Sengl (Green) complained mainly that surface water will be discharged into the streams. "This is a completely illegal state," he said.

facade greening

roofs and facades of urban land are already planted, nine properties could follow: the town hall, the fire station of Starnberg, the primary schools in Starnberg and Söcking, the middle school, the music school, as well as the gyms of high school, and FT, as well as on the deer's anger.

Private gardens

is desired, The containment of gravel and sand gardens, but often difficult to enforce.


The depot plant currently per year about 40 to 60 trees on streets and green spaces.

protection of birds

In the past three years, the city on the seaside has, at the Ludwig road and the edge of the forest in Leutstetten 50 new nest boxes to hang. In addition, the installation of bird-friendly glass in the new construction or the renovation of municipal buildings should be taken into account in the future.

The decision

Unanimously, the Committee instructed the administration to consider a number of measures, including the creation of six additional orchards. This also includes the detection of the extent and potential Prevention of light pollution. At each year-end, the administration should report to in the future report on the protection of species.


Date Of Update: 19 June 2020, 01:35