In February 2009, the working groups  of Sabine Tischew (Anhalt University  of Applied Sciences, Germany) and of Karel Prach (University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic) started the bi-national project “Utilisation of near-natural re-vegetation methods in restoration of surface-mined land”. In the course of the project, the first workshop has taken place in České Budějovice. Learn more here.