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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Protected areas

The protected areas are declared to preserve the ecosystems' s biodiversity and the natural processes occurring in them, as well as characteristic or remarkable objects of inanimate nature and landscapes. There are six categories of protected areas in Bulgaria. In order of protection, they are: Reserve, National Park, Natural Monument, Managed Nature Reserve, Natural Park, and Protected Site. All of them are announced by an order of the Minister of Environment and Water in accordance with the Protected Areas Act. Central Balkan National Park Directorate is responsible for the management of Central Balkan National Park, the nine reserves within its borders, as well as Elenova Gora Reserve and the Chamdzha Managed Reserve, located near the National Park.

The Ministry of Environment and Water maintains a Register of Protected Areas in Bulgaria.

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