This website uses cookies
We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use our website.
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
DenumireFurnizorScopExpirareTip
CookieConsenthttps://albena.bg/Stores the user`s cookie consent state for the current domain1 yearHTTP
PHPSESSIDhttps://albena.bg/Preserves user session state across page requests.29 daysHTTP
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
DenumireFurnizorScopExpirareTip
collectgoogle-analytics.comUsed to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor`s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.SessionPixel
_gahttps://albena.bg/Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.2 yearsHTTP
_gathttps://albena.bg/Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rateSessionHTTP
_gidhttps://albena.bg/Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.SessionHTTP
APISID, HSID, PREF, SAPISID, SID, SSIDgoogle.comCollects information about user interactions with Google services such as Google Maps, Google Calendar, Google+, etc.2 yearsHTTP
NIDgoogle.comCollects information about user interactions with Google services such as Google Maps, Google Calendar, Google+, etc.6 monthsHTTP
Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user`s experience more efficient.

The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.

This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

A three-year project in the Baltata Reserve was completed

arrowBack to News
0 Reactions
x
personal info
privacy agreement
Next
x
Any hotel
    • Any hotel
  • Deluxe & Lifestyle hotels
    • Amelia Hotel
    • Maritim Hotel Paradise Blue
    • Flamingo Grand Hotel & SPA
  • Beach & Fun hotels
    • Malibu
    • Sandy Beach
    • Flamingo
    • Villa Albena Beach
    • Kaliakra Beach
    • Laguna Garden
    • Arabella Beach
    • Laguna Mare
    • Laguna Beach
    • Kaliakra Mare
    • Kaliopa
  • Beach & Green hotels
    • Gergana
    • Elitsa
    • Nona
    • Mura
    • Slavuna
    • Boryana
  • Aquaclub hotels
    • Ralitsa Aquaclub
    • Ralitsa Superior
    • Vita Park
  • Smart & Easy hotels
    • Althea
    • Villas Magnolia
    • Dobrudja
    • Com
    • Kompas
    • Orchidea
    • Magnolia
    • Villas Green Albena
    • Panorama
    • Oasis
2
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
best price guaranteeno hidden feesfree cancellation*Transfer Possibility
Book

Restoration and protection of the natural habitat in Nature Reserve Baltata

The project of RIEW (Regional Inspectorate of Environment and Water) - Varna for restoration and protection of the natural habitat in Nature Reserve Baltata has been completed. The reserve is the northernmost European floodplain forest. It is located in the area of Kranevo village and covers the lower reaches of the Batova River. The project, which lasted almost three years, is funded by the Operational Program "Environment" and amounts to over BGN 870,000 (approx. EUR 444,000).

The main goal of the project was to preserve the tree species of the unique green habitat, which is located near Albena Resort.

The condition of specific tree species in the reserve was studied, and the degree of dead vegetation had to be determined. Data on the amount of groundwater and surface water has been collected to understand the extent to which they worsen or contribute to the condition of habitats, explained the team leader Teodor Daskalov.

"To better regulate the water flows of the created natural water system, which moistens the natural habitat and to allow in all seasons to have even drainage. To reduce the places that had begun to become significantly swampy."

A little over 19% is dead woody vegetation, experts found. To date, this does not interfere with the habitat of specific species, but does not allow it to be developed as biodiversity in the medium term, said Daskalov.

Within the project, a simulation model was made to determine at what water quantities entering through the Batova River, the reserve could be flooded and the vegetation harmed. This model aims to show how much water should enter and drain out of the reserve to avoid the flood that occurred years ago in Albena Resort. Projects for hydro-technical facilities have also been prepared, which aim to not allow the reserve to dry out during the summer months.

"It was a complex hydro-technical task because we do not have the right to use any conventional construction methods in the nature reserve. We worked entirely with natural materials, "said Teodor Daskalov.

The fight against the ash octopus - a serious enemy of the tree species in the reserve - is also the focus of the efforts. The problem has been solved to a large extent by placing the so-called pheromone traps and snares.

Apart from preserving the habitat of Baltata, this project is also important for the tourism of Albena Resort, as the guests of the resort can enjoy both the long sandy beach and the sea, as well as the forests, said the executive director of Albena Tour - Krassimira Stoyanova. According to her, maintaining the reserve is the first step in the green mission for the sustainable development of Albena.

"This park, which is one of the most beautiful forests in the region and an amazing place not only for walking in the surrounding area but also a source of knowledge and practical experience even for students living in the region. To stimulate their awareness of sustainable development and conservation of biodiversity for future generations."

Baltata Nature Reserve is also part of Albena's program for the recovery of people after a coronavirus infection.

Source: https://bnr.bg/post/101469119/albena

Similar articles
Get the latest news and offers delivered straight to your inbox
Subscribe