Monthly Archives: June 2016

FOREST, BEARS, WILD ORCHIDS AND INSECTS

One of the forests purchased by Wildland is in Valea Gainii. This forest is composed out of old beech and spruce trees and shelters several species of wild orchids such as bird’s-nest orchid (Neottia nidus-avis), narrow-leaved Helleborine (Cephalanthera longifolia) or common spotted orchid (Dactylorhiza fuchsii). Invertebrates in this area find ideal conditions to thrive. TwoRead more

HEAVY RAINING DAYS IN LEAOTA

Starting with the 20th of May, researchers of Foundation Conservation Carpathia started with a survey of species and habitats in Leaota.  The field work is tough, after all, especially as there were several days of heavy rain, but we moved on. On May 22nd, on the International Day for Biological Diversity, soil samples were takenRead more