English Portrait of LfULG
The Nature in Focus
Test and Demonstration Fields
Recommendation for Horticulture
Education in line with current best practice
Conservation of natural habitats
Flood Control and Water-Level Monitoring
Climate Change Analysis
Recultivation of former mining areas
The Saxon State Office for Environment, Agriculture and Geology is the responsible authority throughout the Free State of Saxony for the environment, nature conservation, agriculture, geology and rural areas. Since 2008, Mr. Norbert Eichkorn has been President of the LfULG.
With headquarters at Dresden Pillnitz, the office has approx. 1,330 staff members in eleven directorates across 30 locations in Saxony. Another main location is the State Flood Centre at Klotzsche in the north of Dresden, while the agricultural division can be found at Nossen in mid-Saxony. The department responsible for Saxony’s wolf population is also located at Nossen. In the north of Saxony, you can find the state’s teaching and experimental farm at Köllitsch.
The scientific work and experimental results of the LfULG create the basis for practical and sustainable decisions in agricultural and environmental policy, in local authorities and on farms. One major task of the authority is the implementation of regulations under agricultural and environmental law.
With its comprehensive environmental monitoring, the LfULG protects and preserves natural resources and healthy habitats in Saxony. This also includes the performance of geoscientific and pedological surveys.
By promoting agricultural and environmental measures, enterprises across Saxony are strengthened, livelihoods supported and the development of rural areas ensured.
Vocational training and further education in the LfULG’s training facilities benefits both agriculture and horticulture, and ensures close bonds between research, teaching and practice.