Opening of the Schieferpfad. The Schieferpfad is the first geo-path leading from Gräfenthal through Probstzella to Lehesten.
The first serious consideration of a Geopark in the Slate Mountains by Mr Dally, Prof. Dr Roth and Dr Schade, independently of one another, and preliminary talks with the TLUG.
Positive statement by TLUG
Commissioned by the association "Naturpark Thüringer Schiefergebirge / Obere Saale" e.V. to develop a geotouristic potential analysis for the Thuringian region of the Slate Mountains.
Information event of the Nature Park in the Thuringian slate park
Information meeting of the Nature Park in the Morassina Mine
Geotourism and Geopark information event with the presentation of a feasibility study by Dr. Tragelehn (2007a) in Ludwigsstadt
Naming "Geopark Schieferland"
Presentation of the discussion basis for a feasibility study regarding a Franconian-Thuringian geopark in the region of the Thuringian Slate Mountains / Franconian Forest (TRAGELEHN; 2007a)
Meeting of the chairmen of the nature parks – initial idea for Geopark Schieferland
Public presentation of the feasibility study in Bad Lobenstein
Signing of the contract for the three nature parks in the Lehesten slate park
Corporate Design for Geopark Schieferland commissioned
Completion of the Geopark Schieferland corporate design
Presentation of the first joint Geopath brochure "Saalepfad" with the Geopark Schieferland corporate design
Foundation of the association Geopark Schieferland in Franken e. V.
Award to Stockheimer Steinkohle as representative for "Bavaria's Stone of the Year 2018 - Hard Coal"
Award to Schallersbruch by Ludwigsstadt as representative for "Bavaria's Stone of the Year 2019 - Slate"