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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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Central Balkan National Park is of conservation significance to Bulgaria, because it is:



·           A natural complex of six characteristic vegetation zones: deciduous, mixed deciduous, mixed deciduous and coniferous, fragmented coniferous, sub-alpine and fragmented alpine;

·           A breeding ground for 15 species of vertebrates of a national conservation status, and nationally significant populations of 56 vertebrate species  (in addition to those of world and European conservation significance);

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·           One of three protected areas of the highest degree of naturalness (over 70% of the territory of Central Balkan is occupied by natural ecosystems);

·           The most significant location of Ural owl and rock partridge;

·           The largest yew concentration in Bulgaria;

·           Home to the largest number of different types of habitats among all three National Parks;

·           A gene pool of exceptional conservation significance, representing 70% of all invertebrate species existing in Bulgaria, 54% of all terrestrial vertebrates breeding in the country, over 50% of the terrestrial flora species, as well as 54 types of habitats of different rank;

·           A territory comprising peat communities with a large number of endemic taxa.
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