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Moses Spring – Emperor's Stone

Thanks to the Armillaria chapter of the ČSOP and the NET4GAS Closer to Nature programme, the ecologically very valuable region between Jablonec nad Nisou and Liberec has as of 2010 its own educational trail, on which hikers learn interesting facts about nature, wildlife, the importance of forest land, and its inhabitants. Visitors may also put their insights and knowledge about nature to the test by answering a number of quiz questions.

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A new education trail inaugurated at Michlova Huť in the Protected Landscape Area of the Bohemian Forest (Šumava)

01.11.2023 This new educational mini-trail was opened to the public yesterday in a festive ceremony near the hamlet of Michlova Huť (in the Vimperk district). It was built by the Bohemian Forest chapter of the Czech Union for Nature Conservation (ČSOP Šumava) under the auspices of the NET4GAS Closer to Nature programme.

Roaming Around Hájek – A New Educational Trail in Prague

25.10.2023 There are a number of places on the outskirts of Prague that make you forget you are officially still within the boundaries of the capital city – picturesque dales cut through by brooks; farmland with untilled margins and solitary trees; hamlets and villages. One such place is the area around Hájek u Uhříněvsi, a municipality on the eastern edge of Prague. You’ll be drawn there by the latest educational trail built by the Czech Union For Nature Conservation (ČSOP) within the NET4GAS Closer to Nature programme. It was presented to the general public during a festive ceremony.

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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.

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for long-term support of the
Czech Union for Nature Conservation

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Shuttleworth's Cattail
is a wetland to water plant growing to a length of 70 to 150 cm. Typha shuttleworthii creates thick and heavy spikes consisting of many flowers. This monoecious plant can be mainly found in the South-East Europe stretching in places up to the CR. In our country, it appears in Moravia, mostly in the White Carpathians. In the CR, Typha shuttleworthii is a critically endangered plant.

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