Monthly Archives: July 2018

ALDER CORRIDOR CONSERVATION IN LEAOTA MOUNTAINS

Alder corridors with grey alder (Alnus incana) are found along the main water streams, usually at the boundaries of Wildland’s forests. Typcially, German Tamarisk (Myricaria germanica) is abundant on the gravels of the mountain brooks. Both riparian habitats are protected on a European level by the EU Habitats Directive. Inventory, evaluation of the conservation status,Read more

AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF LEAOTA MOUNTAINS

Leaota Mountain shelters a high number of amphibians and reptiles, and the temporary ponds from the river sides and forests are important breeding sites for many amphibians such as toads and newts. Until now, our researchers identified over 8 amphibian and over 7 reptile species on the Wildland properties. Fire Salamander (Salamandra salamandra), Common NewtRead more