Project for Conservation of Colias myrmidone in Romania

The Project of Leuphana University Lüneburg:

"Conservation of the endangered Danube Clouded Yellow butterfly (Colias
myrmidone) in Natura 2000 sites of Romania"

The project aims to prevent the extinction of the butterfly Danube Clouded Yellow in three NATURA 2000 sites of Romania. Information from the project can be used inter alia to protect the population of this butterfly in other European countries, too.

The project is funded 2017–2020 by the German Federal Environment Ministry’s Advisory Assistance Programme (AAP)*. There are several documents to download from the AAP Project database on the homepage of "":

- Project information (English) as pdf

- Projektinformation (Deutsch) als pdf

- Informatii despre proiect (Romanian)


There is a brochure "Time to act" (in english, romanian, hungarian; 28 MB) for download here.


* The project is supervised by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) and the German Environment Agency (UBA).