Rewilding Velebit team complete research on Ramino Korito; Environment Guru


Croatia – Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe

Together with local partners, the team are working to have the unique old-growth forest declared a special reserve under Croatian law.   The Velebit hiking route passes through the Ramino Korito old-growth forest.Stjepan Mikac / Archive of the Faculty of Forestry, University of Zagreb Two unique forests in the Rewilding Velebit area in Croatia were recently added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. Benefiting from additional protection, they comprise 1300 hectares of beech forest in the Northern Velebit National Park (in the Hajducki and Rožanski Kukovi reserves) and around 2030 hectares of forest in the  Paklenica National Park (in the Suva Draga – Kliment and Oglavinovac – Javornik areas). The new designation was based on the forests’ originality, geographical position, age and size.

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