Relaxation Recreation

Naturistenfamiliensportgemeinschaft United. Our Club area is situated between Portsmouth and Arsbeck in the beautiful Schwalm-nette nature reserve, accessible and yet located in a quiet area, surrounded by forest. The site is approximately 36,000 sqm, largely untreated with mature trees, protected by forest surrounded. The location of the place invites you to hiking tours and / or bike ride in the wooded area or between meadows and fields. In Holland, one can undertake flying visits easily by bicycle or on foot. Asparagus and strawberry fields are located nearby. Riding stables, swimming pools, golf courses, romantic restaurants, nice, cozy towns and places complete the excursion and activities around the beautiful grounds. The stay on the site gives you the feeling to be close to nature and allows people to solve through sport from everyday life, to soak up socializing and conversations with friends, new force.

Straight young families find peace and Recovery from everyday life, the children explore the grounds, have fun on the playground or play in the community. Despite the vastness it is not alone. We are there for each other… Age some members give up to the end of the year their places, so that we again for new members have space. Families with children are welcome, because our youth is so slow in the teenage years, and the little ones are so rare. Just make an appointment and look at our site, some of the members get to know. We are looking forward to you. Gabriele Remscheid youth officer

Capital Zoos

Standing in establishment of Foundation for Zoo and Berlin Zoo website is presented the Foundation of friends of the capital zoos now already in the Internet presence. The new foundation for the promotion of Zoo Berlin and Berlin Zoo will be completed this year. So the Foundation is seminal cover the wide sphere of activity of the capital zoos and can jump in there, where it is currently most. The Foundation committed individuals and institutions will be sought for, who identify themselves with the Zoo and the animal park. It should be built a Foundation’s assets, which makes it possible to implement the purpose of the Foundation sustainable”, as Thomas Ziolko, from the Foundation of the capital zoos. The initiative came to the Foundation to promote the capital zoos from the Association of Zoo Berlin and Berlin Zoo, who gave the impetus under the background of declining donations from the State of Berlin, the capital of zoos. From 2011, the capital zoos receive only 88 cents per animal at Day, even though it the most visited leisure facilities in Berlin are. “, so Thomas Ziolko.

What is special about foundations is are basically forever and so particularly effectively back up the selected targets. The assets of a Foundation may not be touched; only the interest income from the investment may be used for the work. Especially in times of scarce public funds, a sign for the future of Zoo and animal park can be used with a donation to the Foundation of the friends of the capital zoos on private initiative. It is donated a piece of everlasting memory so that a donation must not as a regular donation to the capital zoos or the Association promptly for current projects be used, but is fed into the core assets of the Foundation and therefore not consumed. Thus contributes a donation to the capital zoos. undiminished and far into the future, said Thomas Ziolko. For more information:

Agriculture Committee

Accompanying negotiations over provisions in the industrial pole of the rabbit – protest action at the 07.07.10 before the Bundestag “no thanks logo of campaign rabbit fattening,”. Well-known organizations have looked to the animal welfare Alliance?Rabbit fattening, no thanks? joined together. The aim should be the abolition of rabbit cages, ‘ free-range held cage. Rabbit meat is in vogue, after the scandals involving BSE, foot and mouth disease and avian flu the consumption from 1995 to 2008 has doubled literally. Among German consumers, the meat is regarded as especially fat and cholesterol, more than 25 million rabbits are eaten so annually. But how the animals are kept, remains hidden for the unsuspecting consumer in the dark.

Lobby Association and trade groups suggest happy animals bucolic, but the opposite is often the case. Squat thousands rabbit in narrow cages and wait for their death, welfare: nil, the store with the ware animals. The keeping of rabbits for fattening is one of the few branches of agricultural industry in Germany, which has not yet be limited through binding rules and laws. So she expire with the goal of maximum profit usually at the expense of the animals. In narrow wire mesh boxes, which are reminiscent of the now banned farming of laying hens kept in individual cages, millions rabbits for fattening languish painfully, without any possibility to the midst of species-typical behavior such as jumping, jumping or digging.

Instead they suffer from the sharp, cutting a metal trays; by the ammonia gases rising of the Kot mountains under the cage batteries ignite in regularly eyes and mucous membranes. The animal welfare Alliance “rabbit fattening, no thank you” already for a long time is fighting for the introduction of binding, animal friendly farming regulations and thus the final out nasty cages in the industrial pole of the rabbit. In a nationwide campaign the Alliance could unite nearly 45,000 signatures from opponents of traditional agony mast behind last year, in the spring the Federal authorities passed; the Alliance is now supported by over 70 official partner organizations.