Instytut Botaniki im. W. Szafera Polskiej Akademii Nauk - W. Szafer Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Sciences

Natura 2000 in Poland,  AreaPLH120016

The Orawsko-Podhalańskie Peatlands


W. Szafer Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Sciences Kraków 2007

ISBN 978-83-89648-66-2

Published, sold and distributed by W. Szafer Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Sciences Lubicz 46, PL-31-512 Kraków, Poland

139 stron; B5; publikacja w języku angielskim

The book was published with the financial assistance of:



In 2006, Poland together with the United Kingdom and the Kingdom of the Netherlands started the Transition Facility PL2004/016-829.03.03 project Elaboration of plans for renaturalisation of natural habitats and habitats of fauna and flora species in Natura 2000 sites and elaboration of management plans for certain species listed in Birds Directive and Habitats Directive. The main aim of the Project was to produce 55 local plans for cooperation in the protection of Natura 2000 areas, including Natura 2000 PLH120016 Torfowiska Orawsko Nowotarskie (Orawsko-Podhalańskie Peatlands).
THE ORAWSKO-PODHALAŃSKIE PEATLANDS. Peat bog development, anthropogenic degradation, restoration and protection is a study containing important information on the Orawsko-Podhalańskie Peatlands, PLH120016, and constitutes a significant component of the plan. The publishing of the study was party financed by the Transition Facility Project PL2004/016-829.03.03.
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