How to contact us

Mitarbeitende des Biosphärenreservatsamtes winken aus den Fenstern im Büro des Standortes in Zarrentin am Schaalsee. © E. Dornblut

The Schaalsee-Elbe Biosphere Reserve Office

The Schaalsee-Elbe Biosphere Reserve Office administers the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Schaalsee and the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Elbe River Landscape M-V. Conservation of nature and species, sustainable regional development, educational and public relations as well as general administration are the focal points of the work. The team consists of 48 employees (including 17 rangers) based in Zarrentin am Schaalsee and Boizenburg.


The Biosphere Reserve Office is the lower nature conservation authority (UNB) for the two UNESCO Biosphere Reserves Schaalsee and the River Landscape Elbe M-V.

You can reach us here:
Biosphärenreservatsamt Schaalsee-Elbe
Wittenburger Chaussee 13
19246 Zarrentin am Schaalsee

phone: 038851 3020
e-mail: poststelle(at)bra-schelb.mvnet.de

subordinate office:
Ministerium für Landwirtschaft und Umwelt M-V
Paulshöher Weg 1
19061 Schwerin
e-mail: poststelle(at)lu.mv-regierung.de