Category Archives: Nature

WILD MEDICINAL AND ALIMENTARY PLANTS OF LEAOTA MOUNTAINS

Since the first humans settled around Leoata Mountains, local communities sustainable use the wild plants as food, to treat various ailments or as magic plants in ceremonials linked with popular holidays and life stages. Traditional knowledge in the area is astonishing. According our botanical researches, the virgin forests and the well-preserved meadows of Leaota MountainsRead more

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