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07/04/2021 Forest Week in Bulgaria

Since 1925, the entire first week of April has been celebrated as Forest Week. For 2021 it is from 5 to 11 April and is held under the motto "The forest is health".

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05/04/2021 Monitoring of Family Gliridae in Central Balkan National Park

Experts of the Central Balkan National Park Directorate and the Natural History Museum - Cherni Osam village made 32 houses for dormice.

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21/07/2020 Central Balkan National Park Directorate has commissioned the repair of an existing road from Beklemeto locality to Dermenka

Rehabilitation activities are carried out within the Contract under the project "Restoration and protection of natural habitats and species in Central Balkan National Park", funded by the Operational Program "Environment 2014 - 2020".

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Kupata rock phenomenon

Kupata, also called Kralimarkova Kupa (hay stack) after the legendary hero Krali Marko, is a rock phenomenon, occurring in the in the region of the site of Krivinite – located on the summer trail from the Pleven hut to the peak of Botev, after the trail fork to Mlechniya Chal to the saddle of the Botev shelter. The trail passes a spring and a stone pan, located on small pasture called Pestta (the oven). After this two steep avalanche furrows are crossed and the Kupata is reached – it is called like this because it is believed to be the petrified stack o heap of the legendary Krali Marko.
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