Hiking and biking trails occasionally lead across pastures. When entering pastures, it is therefore essential to pay attention to the animals - cattle, sheep and guard dogs - and their behaviour. If hikers and bikers observe a few basic rules, any encounters between humans and animals should be peaceful.
In order to minimise the potential for conflict between suckler cows, guarding dogs and guests and to promote the coexistence of agriculture and tourism, the destination Flims Laax Falera is participating in a pilot trial. The aim is to provide outdoor sports enthusiasts with real-time information on the location of the suckler cows and guarding dogs.This information should help the guest to plan his route or facilitate the decision making whether to enter a pasture or avoid it on a large scale.
For this purpose, suckler cows and guarding dogs were equipped with transmitters and the individual pastures were mapped. The aim of the trial is to ensure that only pastures that actually contain suckler cows and guarding dogs are coloured orange. As this is a pilot test, in which functional disturbances can occur, a perfect functionality cannot yet be guaranteed.
Therefore: If the pasture is coloured orange, there are certainly suckler cows and guarding dogs in it. If the area is not marked as pasture, you must still expect to encounter suckler cows and guarding dogs.