Wildlife in August

July and August are a quiet time in the forests of Leaota, the birds have raised their young and there is no need to establish territories or to attract females, so there are only a few birds singing in the old spruce, beech or alder forests. Now there might be the occasional growling of aRead more

ALPINE AND SUBALPINE MEADOWS AND HEATHS

Our monitoring of the alpine and subalpine pastures continues in the Leaota Natura 2000 site. This year, the number of sheep and cattle inside the protected area is substantially lower compared to the previous years and even smaller the carrying capacity of the pastures. Additional positive news is that the illegally burned areas of JuniperRead more