National significance

03/12/2019 Measures taken in the National Park due to the African swine fever presence

With an Order of the Director of the Central Balkan National Park Directorate, within the affected from the disease African swine fever areas (subarea A) has begun the implementation of measures for the prevention and eradication of the disease.

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11/11/2019 National student competition "Ambassadors for Health"

National student competition "Ambassadors for Health" for projects, aimed at the restriction of smoking, alcohol abuse, healthy eating, and exercising.

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25/10/2019 Park employees and children from the SOS Children's Villages set up bird feeders

The event was part of a donation campaign by Raiffeisenbank for placing feeders and birdhouses in schools and kindergartens within the Central Balkan Biosphere reserve.

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11/10/2019 The Ministry of Environment and Water announces a photo competition.

The Ministry of Environment and Water announces a photo competition with the theme "I love the Nature in four seasons".

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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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