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Trip Around the World

The trail "Trip Around the World" may be traditional in terms of its layout, but not of its concept. The total of 17 panels along the pond "Svět" (in English: “World”) in Třeboň will captivate your attention, and even more so that of your children.

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Invitation to Borecká ponds

09.09.2020 Let us invite you to the ceremonial opening of a new educational site Borecká ponds in the Tachov region. The event will take place on Tuesday 15 September at 10 am near the village of Borek. See the attached invitation for more information. We are looking forward to meeting you there.

Closer to Nature Rounds out its Centenary with a Trail Through the Bohemian Karst's Heart

24.07.2020 18 stations with 3 panels along a 9-km route "Through the Bohemian Karst's Heart" – this is a new educational trail seeking to acquaint visitors with the natural treasures and history of the Karlštejn National Nature Reserve in the Beroun district. The trail also marks a centenary: 100 sites have now been completed within the Closer to Nature programme, a long-standing joint initiative of the Czech Union for Nature Conservation and NET4GAS.

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NET4GAS pursues a responsible policy aimed at protecting nature and the environment with respect to current and future generations. This principle not only underlies the company’s responsible entrepreneurship in gas transmission but is also the basis for its long-term strategy of corporate philanthropy and sponsorship, which has been implemented under the programme NET4GAS Closer to Nature since 2007. NET4GAS has been systematically providing long-term support to projects where a major aspect of sustainable development is expressed by precisely that motto – “Closer to Nature” – and is one of the largest corporate donors in the field of nature conservation in the Czech Republic.

2015 award for a large company
for long-term support of the
Czech Union for Nature Conservation

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Green-Winged Orchid
despite the fact that it is an orchid, it is not a member of Orchidaceae genus, but Anacamptis genus. The reason for this is that the plant is more genetically related to pyramidal orchid that to other Orchidaceae. Green-winged orchid formerly belonged among abundant Czech Orchidaceae that grew in the CZ meadows and pastures, however, nowadays it is a severely endangered species. This is a result of change in land cultivation that led to disappearance of this 8 to 40 cm tall plant from many locations.

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