Lebensader-Taugl-Fels-1 The waters of the Taugl are continuously shaping and changing the landscape. The original dynamics of a wild river are still observable in the Tauglgries along a 2.4 kilometer stretch between the Roman Bridge ("Römerbrücke") and the expressway bridge.

To us it seems wild and romantic, a place that has become scarce. And also scarce for its inhabitants, the animals and plants that are dependent on these young and dynamic landscapes.

Rolling stones on the bottom of the Taugl - it only takes a few kilometers of river for the limestone rocks to get their lovely rounded shape. They accumulate in the level areas until a flood carries them downstream and redeposits them in the Salzach.

Prallufer und Gleitufer Millions of small creatures, or "macrozoobenthos", live between these stones. They live with and in the current and have developed ingenious method to avoid being swept away. The more varied the river habitat, the more ecological niches available to these animals - this is the foundation for biodiversity. Lebensader-Taugl-Wildholz

Driftwood is an essential element in the natural river. It alters the current, brakes the water. Juvenile fish live among the branches projecting into the water. Eddies and still water zones are formed. Sand and stones accumulate behind the driftwood. Pioneer plants sprout and small islands grow - until they are swept away by the next major flood. An eternal coming and going, a landscape in flux!

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