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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          Mushrooms are members of a specific biotic group, somewhere midway between plants and animals—fungi. A total of 256 species of macrofungi have been identified within Central Balkan National Park, making up 11.6% of all mushroom species in Bulgaria, and half . One species of those growing in the Park, Albatrellus cristatus, is protected in Europe.


The following edible mushrooms may be of interest to commercial gatherers:


·        Boletus aereus;


·        Boletus aestivalis;


·        Boletus edulis;


·        Cantharellus cibarius;


Collection of the above species is allowed for both commercial and personal needs, against a special permit issued by the Park Directorate.

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