Park Directorate

15/09/2020 This year's EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK theme is ‘Zero-emission mobility for all’

Central Balkan National Park will mark the EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK with open days from 16 to 22 of September and an information stand in Markoteya City Park in Gabrovo.

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10/09/2020 Allowed quota for Kalofer town - Panitsite locality - Botev Peak 13.09.2020 (Monday) is reached​

According to the Central Balkan National Park Management plan, Road Kalofer town - Panitsite locality - Botev Peak is with restricted access of until 10 motor vehicles per day and it is allowed only in the weekend (Saturday and Sunday) and thought the Bulgarian official rest days from the 1st of June to the 15th of September.

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27/08/2020 ​Preventive activities against fires in forest natural habitats start in Central Balkan National Park

The Park Directorate assigns the implementation of fire-fighting measures under activity №11 Preventive activities against fires in forest natural habitats, within the Project "Restoration and protection of natural habitats and species in the Central Balkan National Park".

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CBNPD has been established pursuant to Article 46, Paragraph 1 pt. 2 and Article 49 of the PAA with Order No RD-506/29. 12. 1998 - Annex No 1.5.1. (Amended with Order No RD75/03.02.2006, the Annex No 1.5.2.) of the Minister of Environment and Water, as an independent legal body under the direct authority of the Ministry of Environment and Water with headquarters in the town of Gabrovo and with the operational objective: 
 - management and guarding of the Central Balkan National Park;
 - implementation of the management plan;
 - commissioning of activities, provided for in the Management Plan and in the development plans and projects;                       
 - co-ordination and control activities, conducted by other authorities, organizations and persons;
 - monitoring of the environmental media and database maintenance;
 - imposing penalties for infringements.

According to Article 50 of the PAA, in exercise of his/her powers, the Director of CBNPD:
1. supervises the management of the national park;
2. coordinates the development of the 10-year Management Plan of the park;
3. implements the Management Plan of the NP and ensures the guarding;
4. assigns the implementation of maintenance, management, regulatory or restoration, and tourism activities in the park;
5. issues annual permits for grazing and permits for use of timber by the local population within the frames of the maintenance and regeneration activities in the forests, in accordance with the legally approved plans and projects;
6. issues permits for collection of mushrooms and wild fruits for commercial use in accordance with the development plans and projects, with the exception of such from the medicinal plants in the NP;
7. supervises the activities of the users of the forests, agricultural lands and water bodies;
8. co-ordinates and controls the implementation of the management plans concerning the scientific research work, the management and maintenance measures for the threatened species and habitats, the environmental awareness rising and education programmes, as well as other nature conservation activities implemented by other governmental institutions, municipalities, non-governmental organizations and individual persons;
9. organizes the monitoring over the quality and the components of the environment;
10. organises the operation of visitors information centres;
11. sanctions violators in the envisioned cases. 


 
Phone number for making alerts and complaints: +35966801277
(week days from 8:00 to 16:30)
+359886090658
(in non-working hours)
or е-mail address:
office@centralbalkan.bg