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18/06/2020 An annual plan for the use of medicinal plants in Central Balkan National Park, 2020 has been approved

The plan outlines the procedures for determining the quantities of medicinal plant resources allowed for collection. The quantities are provided in order to ensure environmentally-friendly livelihoods of the population through successful practices to ensure timely implementation of the seasonal campaign for the use of medicinal plants, creating conditions for the development of environmentally friendly livelihoods of the local population.

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16/06/2020 A new plant species for Central Balkan National Park Alium siculum (local name "samardala") has been determined

The first locality was discovered last year in Tazha Park section by a park employee. During this year's monitoring of the brown bear, experts from the Park Directorate discovered a second locality - in Stara Reka Reserve, Karlovo Park section.

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10/06/2020 Training of employees of Central Balkan National Park Directorate

On 04.06.2020 an administrative contract was concluded for granting financial aid between the Managing Authority of the Operational Program Good Governance and Central Balkan National Park Directorate for the training of its employees.

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08/06/2020 Important! Procedure for random distribution of free pastures

The text is available only in Bulgarian.

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14/05/2020 Anti-erosion plantations are being created in the Central Balkan National Park

Employees of the Central Balkan National Park afforested part of the areas in the Troyan Park section as a measure against erosion in the protected area.

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12/05/2020 A Draft Annual Plan for the Use of Medicinal Plants in the Central Balkan National Park has been prepared

The full text of the Draft Annual Plan for the Use of Medicinal Plants for 2020 in Bulgarian can be found at www.centralbalkan.bg

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11/05/2020 Literary competition "Mimi Pramatarova" 2020

LITERARY COMPETITION ON THE TOPIC "The day after COVID 19 - what will be the new 'normal' in our behavior towards the environment" The competition is aimed at high school students in the Republic of Bulgaria.

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05/05/2020 The movement, stay and parking of motor vehicles (including ATVs and UTVs of all classes) on the road Beklemeto locality - Dermanka hut is prohibited until 31.12.2020

The movement, stay and parking of motor vehicles on the road Beklemeto locality - Dermanka hut is prohibited in connection with the implementation of Contract №97 MB 6/02.08.2019. Protection of treeless natural habitats through repair and restoration of the road Beklemeto locality - Dermenka hut.

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04/05/2020 Guidelines for visits in the Central Balkan National Park

Based on an Order of the Minister of Health for organization of personal visits in all national parks, nature parks, mountains, and other places with park environment, outside the settlements on the territory of the municipalities, it is obligatory to observe certain rules.

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21/04/2020 Change in deadlines of public tenders due to state of emergency

Due to the crizis situation the deadline for submission of offers for the public tenders started after 13th of March 2020 is extended.

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02/04/2020 Extended deadline for submission of applications for grazing

Due to the crizis situation the deadline for submission of applications for grazing is extended.

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16/03/2020 ​Important message about the functioning of the administrative services at the Central Balkan National Park Directorate

Functioning of the administrative services at the Central Balkan National Park Directorate in connection with the state of emergency

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Kademliiskoto praskalo Waterfall

The waterfall of Kademliiskoto praskalо is one of the marvelous creations of nature that takes your breath away.

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Vidima Waterfall

Situated in the northern part of the biosphere reserve of Severen Djendem in Stara planina mountain, the Vidima Waterfall impresses with its enchanting beauty and majesty.

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“Babskoto praskalo” waterfall

It is not so high like the others in the National Park of Central Balkan, but it is just as beautiful as the others are.

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Cherni Osam River

Cherni Osam River, which is considered the source of the Osam River, starts from the western part of the Troyanski Balkan, southwest from mountain peak Levski.

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Sopot Dam

It is a wonderful place for recreation, sunbathing, water motor sports and water tourism.

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Golyama Bazovitsa River

Golyama Bazovitsa River takes its source from the region of the Marinka shelter (on the eastern slopes of Botev Peak) and flows through the breathtaking rocks above Rogachevara Pestera Cave.

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Vidima River

The largest river in the region of Apriltsi town is Vidima River, taking its source from the peak of Botev. In the region of the Mazaneto site, the water is channeled and brought to the Vidima water power station.

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Kostina River

Kostina River is a tributary to Beli Vit river, flowing into in Ribaritsa village. It originates from the main crest of the mountain – the peaks of Bratanitsa and Bulovanya.

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Cherni Vit River

Cherni Vit River takes its source from the foothills of the peak of Tetevenska Baba. It flows through the Boating reserve.

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Beli Vit River

Beli Vit River is formed by the rivers of Stara Ribaritsa and Chernata Reka River, which flow together in the region of the Stara Ribaritsa neighborhood.

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Beli Osam River

Beli Osam River which together with Cherni Osam River form Osam River, originates from the influx of Rogacheva River and Kozestitsa River in the region of the spa basins of Chiflik village.

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Dzhufar dere River

Dzhufar dere is formed by tree small rivers, the main of which descends from the southern slopes of the peak of Lepenyat. The gully itself climbs from the beginning of the Troyan-Karnare Pass to the Orlovo Gnezdo shelter, a tourist trail is marked along it that leads quickly to the main crest of the mountain.

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Manastirskoto Dere River

Manastirskoto dere could be observed during the whole trip with the chair lift from Sopot to Nezabravka hut.

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Golyamata Reka River

Golyamata Reka is the main tributary of Stara Reka River. It collects its water from the many tributaries running down the peaks of Kupena, Kostenurkata, Zhultets and Ravnets Massif.

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Malkata Reka River

Malkata Reka takes its source from of the very Ambaritsa (Vasil Levski) peak.

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The Stara Reka River

The Malka reka River rising just under mountain peak Levski in the Troyan Mountain and the Golyama Reka River taking its source from the southern side of peak Jaltets north of mountain peak Kochmara are considered the source of the Stara Reka River.

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Sanar Dere River

Sanar Dere River is located in the southwestern section of the Central Balkan National Park.

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Zavodna River

Zavodna River is a tributary of Beli Vit River, flowing into it into Ribaritsa village. It springs below Vezhen Peak.

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Boatinska River

Boatinska River is the main tributary of Cherni Vit River.

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Canyon of the River Cherni Osam

It flows westwards forming the most beautiful canyon in Stara Planina – the fabulous Steneto, included in the reserve, bearing the same name. It is characterized by a number of caves, among which is the deepest one in Bulgaria – Raichova Dupka.

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Krayovitsa River

The river of Krayovitsa flows into the Kumanitsa River into the site of Smesite, from which point it continues its way as Cherni Osam River.

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Rogacheva River

Rogacheva River takes its source from of the steep northern slopes of Kozya Stena reserve – the foothills of the peak of Kucheto.

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Grebestnitsa River

Grebestnitsa River is the easternmost tributary of Cherni Osam River.

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Praskalska River

Praskalska River takes its source from of the Pileshki Polog saddle, located between the peaks of Yurushka Gramada and Paradjika.

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Bagarestitsa River

Bagarestitsa River takes its sources from the site of Chim Koliba, east of the peak of Rosovatets.

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Tsarvulstitsa River

Tsarvulstitsa River takes its sources from the region of the peak of Valchata Glava.

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The Rositsa River

The northern slopes of the Stara planina mountain, from mountain peak Zelenikovets to the Osenikovets elevation are enveloped by the wide water basin of the Rositsa river (total length of 164 km, catchment area – 2262 sq. km.)

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Gabrovnitsa River

Gabrovnitsa River takes its sources from the foothills of the Triglav Massif, dividing it from the main crest, remaining to the North.

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The Tazha River

Tazha River takes its sources from the peak of Zelenikovets and collects in itself a number of tributaries originating from the peaks of Yurushka Gramada to the West or Triglav Massif to the East.

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The Topolnitsa River

Dozens of right tributaries of Topolnitsa River take their source from the region of Zlatitsa-Teteven mountain.

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The Stryama River

The spring tributary of Stryama River is Kameniditsa River, taking its source from the southern foothill of the peak of Vezhen.

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Anton waterfall

This is a small waterfall located in the direct proximity to the Sofia-Burgas motorway after passing along Anton village.

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The Kazanite waterfalls

These are two 10 meters waterfalls located one below the other along Kumanitsa River.

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Waterfalls Dalboka River

The waterfalls represent cascades of Dalboka River with heights between 10 and 40 meters.

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Karlovsko Praskalo (Chute)

The Karlovsko Praskalo is located close to the Vasil Levski hut. It is accessed through a trail, branching left of the trail from the hut to Karlovo town.

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Suhoto Praskalo Waterfall

This chute is located at some 200 - 300 meters off the Controlling-Information point Sladkata Voda of the Central Balkan National Park Directorate.

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Waterfall Penchovsko Praskalo

The mountain creek collects its water from the site of Penchov Prayaslap, north-west of Kozya Stena.

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The Chute on Semova River

This chute is located above the trail from Pleven hut – the site of Polenitsi, along the Semova River, with a watershed basin to the North of the peaks of Zhultets and Mlechniya Chal.

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