Elfrun Lindenthal

Elfrun Lindenthal - Project leader

© Kerstin Sauer
© Kerstin Sauer

Elfrun Lindenthal has always been fascinated by water in all its forms – be it flowing or frozen, freshwater or salt water. So it’s no wonder that she would like to give something back to this particular element. Since 2018, this qualified geo-ecologist has been working for EuroNatur, completing the foundation’s river conservation team alongside Theresa Schiller and Jurjen Molenaar.

Elfrun coordinates the INTERREG project Sava TIES at EuroNatur. This concerns the management of invasive plant species. In this EU-funded project, NGOs from five different countries work together and Elfrun, whose studies had a strong international focus, can put her experience to good use here. As part of her Masters, she spent a year in New Zealand researching the water balance of forested areas.

She says: “The impact of environmental factors is not just local; everything is connected with everything else. This becomes particularly clear in the conservation of bodies of flowing water. So I really identify with the transnational approach used in EuroNatur’s projects.”
 

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