Lake Vänern Archipelago Biosphere Reserve

ElectriVillage – an initiative for sustainable transport solutions in UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Lake Vänern Archipelago

The Municipality of Mariestad is one of the founders of Biosphere Reserve Lake Vänern Archipelago. Inspired by the UNESCO designation and the mission to be a model region of sustainable development, Mariestad Municipality has started to explore how they can convert their fleet of vehicles to fossil fuel free, locally produced energy. ElectriVillage is a… read more »

Lake Vänern Archipelago Biosphere Reserve

       Country Sweden        Region/Province/ or State Vastra Gotaland        Web Address http://vanerkulle.org        Date Founded 2010        Size (hectares) 278,600        Distinguishing Features Lake Vänern is the largest lake in Sweden and the third largest lake in Europe.        Main Industries (in terms of employment) silviculture, hunting, fishery, silviculture, industry, agriculture   In autumn 2004, the three municipalities to conduct a… read more »

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