General note
The following contains the legally required information about the provider of the web site and further important notes related to the EU-LIFE Cooperation Project ‘Grouse and Tourism in Natura 2000 areas’ ( web site provided by the State Forest Research Institute Baden-Württemberg.

The information is provided by
State Forest Research Institute (Forstliche Versuchs- und Forschungsanstalt) Baden-Württemberg
Wonnhaldestraße 4
79100 Freiburg

phone: +49 (0)761 / 4018 - 0
fax: +49 (0)761 / 4018 - 333


Legal status
The State Forest Research Institute is not a legally responsible body under public law. Legal representative is the director of the institute, Prof. Konstantin von Teuffel.

Liable authority
The responsible supervisory body is the State Ministry of Food and Rural Areas Baden-Württemberg in Stuttgart.

Tax ID
The sales tax ID according to §27 a of the sales tax law is: DE 811505310

According to § 10 paragraph 3 of the MDStV the coordinator of the EU LIFE Cooperation Project, Dr. Rudi Suchant, is legally responsible for the contents of the web site.

WWL – Fachgemeinschaft für Wald-Wild-Landschaftsökologie
Mozartweg 8, D-79189 Bad Krozingen

Although contents are thoroughly checked, the State Forest Research Institute is not liable for the contents of any external link. We declare that we do not have any influence over the layout or contents of external web sites and do not endorse any views expressed or products or services offered therein. The providers of the links are legally responsible for the contents of their web sites. We do not have any knowledge of illegal or offensive contents provided by the external links. Should, however, any of the external links contain illegal or offensive information, the State Forest Research Institute clearly dissociates itself from any such content.

Reasonable effort is made to present accurate and current information. Nonetheless, mistakes or misunderstandings may occur. The State Forest Research Institute makes no guarantees of any kind. In no event shall the State Forest Research Institute be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any external site or resource. This applies unless the State Forest Research Institute is to blame due to wilfulness or negligence. The same terms apply to free downloads of offered software. Information on the web site is subject to change without prior notice or the homepage may be discontinued periodically or permanently.

Layout, figures and logos, as well as other contents of the homepage are secured under copyright.


1. Content
The author reserves the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect,will therefore be rejected.
All offers are not-binding and without obligation. Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by the author without separate announcement.

2. Referrals and links
The author is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from his pages - unless he has full knowledge of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitors of his site fromviewing those pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages. Furthermore the author is not liable for any postings or messages published by users of discussion boards, guestbooks or mailinglists provided on his page.

3. Copyright
The author intended not to use any copyrighted material for the publication or, if not possible, to indicatethe copyright of the respective object.
The copyright for any material created by the author is reserved. Any duplication or use of objects such as images, diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the author's agreement.

4. Privacy policy
If the opportunity for the input of personal or business data (email addresses, name, addresses) is given, the input of these data takes place voluntarily. The use and payment of all offered services are permitted - if and so far technically possible and reasonable - without specification of any personal data or under specification of anonymized data or an alias. The use of published postal addresses, telephone or fax numbers and email addresses for marketing purposes is prohibited, offenders sending unwanted spam messages will be punished.

5. Legal validity of this disclaimer
This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from. If sections or individual terms of this statement are not legal or correct, the content or validity of the other parts remain uninfluenced by this fact.