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25/11/2020 30 PROJECTS FROM ALL OVER THE COUNTRY ARE NOMINATED IN THE XII EDITION OF THE NATIONAL STUDENT COMPETITION "AMBASSADORS OF HEALTH" 2019/2020

The national student competition "Ambassadors of Health" applies to the three age groups: 1-4 grade, 5-7 grade and 8-12 grade and includes two thematic areas: Restriction of smoking and alcohol abuse and healthy eating and physical activity.

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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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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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      The varied climatic conditions and Complex Mountain terrain of the Central Balkan National Park combine to provide a variety of wildlife habitats.

 

    The varied climatic conditions and Complex Mountain terrain of the Central Balkan National Park combine to provide a variety of wildlife habitats. The Park is one of the few remaining locations in Europe that provides sanctuary to rare and endangered animals, such as the wolf, marten, otter, wild cat, Geoffrey’s bat, barbastelle, Schreiber’s bat, common dormouse, Balkan chamois, imperial eagle, corncrake, and ring ouzel.

 

   The Park is the world’s most significant habitat of the semi-collared flycatcher, white-backed woodpecker, Bechstein’s bat, souslik, and mountain molerat.

 

 

     The Central Balkan National Park is home to 59 species of mammals (66% of all mammalian species in Bulgaria); 14 species of reptiles (40% of Bulgarian reptilian species); 123 species of nesting birds (45% of Bulgaria’s ornithological fauna); and 8 amphibian species (half of all Bulgarian amphibian species)

 

   Twenty-ones of the vertebrate species within the Park are endangered globally; 80 vertebrate species have been placed under special protection in the Park.
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