Monthly Archives: July 2016

SUBALPINE MEADOWS AND HEATHS OF LEAOTA

From early June, the researchers of Foundation Conservation Carpathia focused on the subalpine area of Leaota Mountain. The majority of the subalpine meadows of Leaota are not primeval meadows but grew following the distraction of subalpine heaths and the ancient spruce forests. In the past, this habit was widespread in the Carpathians and had theRead more

THE GUARDIAN TREES OF LEAOTA

In order to identify and evaluate the conservation status of the forest habitats in Leaota, we initiated a study focused on the identification of virgin and quasi-virgin forests. Old beech and spruce trees are guarding the surrounding valleys from Piscul Fiasului and Magura Domneasca and are extremely important for biodiversity conservation, as they represent aRead more