Landscape Management Section

This section

  • advocates biodiversity and landscape policies in federal land-use in most sectoral policies of the federal government (agriculture, energy, national defence, sport and tourism facilities, telecommunications, transport, protection against natural hazards, mineral resources and spatial planning) and assesses the related proposals, programmes and plans.
  • is responsible for the federal inventory of landscapes and natural monuments of national importance (ILNM)
  • is responsible for the federal inventory of mire landscapes of outstanding beauty and national importance
  • assesses biodiversity and landscape aspects of cantonal structure plans as part of the approval process

Section topics:

Personnel

Benoît Magnin
Position: head of section
Responsibilities: Section management
Tel.: +41 58 464 49 79
E-mail: benoit.magnin@bafu.admin.ch

Thomas Kuske
Position: deputy head of section
Responsibilities: Landscapes of National Importance (BLN)
Tel.: +41 58 469 30 28
E-mail: thomas.kuske@bafu.admin.ch

Elisa Baer
Responsibilities: Energy transmission infrastructure policies
Tel.: +41 58 467 88 63
E-mail: elisa.baer@bafu.admin.ch

Ruth Bänziger
Responsibilities: civil aviation, cantonal structure plans
Tel: +41 58 469 18 75
E-mail: ruth.baenziger@bafu.admin.ch

Corinne Buff
Responsibilities: Infrastructure policies in tourism,  sport and telecommunications
Tel.: +41 58 481 55 89
E-mail: corinne.fuff@bafu.admin.ch

Christine Fehr
Responsibilities: Mire landscapes of national importance, structural improvement in agriculture
Tel: +41 58 485 69 09
E-mail: christine.fehr@bafu.admin.ch

Florian Schönholzer
Responsibilities: 
Military, wind and solar energy infrastructure policies
Tel.: +41 58 483 62 49
E-mail: florian.schoenholzer@bafu.admin.ch

Markus Thommen
Responsibilities:  Hydraulic engineering and hydropower infrastructure policies
Tel.:
+41 58 462 80 78
E-mail: markus.thommen@bafu.admin.ch

Adrien Zeender
Responsibilities: Road infrastructure policies 
Tel.: +41 58 462 14 64
E-mail: adrien.zeender@bafu.admin.ch

Contact
Last modification 11.07.2022

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Contact

Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Biodiversity and Landscape Division

Postal address:
CH-3003 Bern

Location of our offices:
Worblentalstrasse 68, 3063 Ittigen

Tel.: +41 58 462 93 89

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