15.06.2017 Inquisitive tourists and well-informed locals may already have noticed that a new signpost has recently sprung up above the Křižany train station, along the trail to St. Christopher's Chapel, to show the way to the Solvay Quarry – a limestone quarry that has long been forgotten by most. This has changed thanks to the loving care of the Czech Union for Nature Conservation and the considerable support from the NET4GAS Closer to Nature programme: the site is newly accessible to the general public.
08.06.2017 Basic organization of ČSOP by the Protected Landscape Area of the Jizera Mountains invites you to the ceremonial opening of the 82nd Closet to Nature site at the Solvay Quarry above Křižany, where very interesting educational stops were created, together with a seating and a beautiful view of the landscape.
31.05.2017 At a loss as to where to go to unwind? We recommend seeking out a spot of nature. If you happen to be near Svitavy, pack your binoculars and check out “Dolní rybník” (the Lower Pond), where a new bird-watching platform has been built. We're confident that luck will smile upon you and you'll get to see captivating avian pond dwellers from the lookout point. Another NET4GAS Closer to Nature site (the first this year, and the 81st on an estimable and growing list) has come to be!
25.05.2017 Let us invite you to the opening ceremony of this year's first location, a new ornithological observation post on the Dolní rybník pond in Svitavy. It will be the 81st location opened within the NET4GAS Closer to Nature programme. The event will take place on Wednesday 31 May from 2 pm. The meeting point is at the observation post, you can find GPS coordinates in the invitation.
18.04.2017 With your vote, you can support the Closer to Nature programme in the VIA BONA anniversary award in the "Good Company" category at www.cenaviabona.cz.
27.03.2017 In collaboration with the Czech Union for Nature Conservation, NET4GAS has made 80 sites of nature across the entire Czech Republic available to the public, with more than 600 accompanying features.
16.12.2016 Nature conservationists have opened the 80th nature site within the NET4GAS Closer to Nature programme - the interactive trail Dry Feet through Water in the Chrudim region
09.12.2016 Let us kindly invite you to the opening of the 80th Closer to Nature location, the nature trail "Dry feet through water", on Friday December 16 at 11:00 AM at the Animal rescue center Pasíčka in Chrudim, near Skuteč (GPS: 49.8165217N, 16.1125181E).
24.10.2016 The trail, taken by thousands of visitors every year, was bound to reach the end of its service life and require repair. The members of the local "Bukovina" chapter of the Czech Union for Nature Conservation (ČSOP) took charge of a comprehensive refurbishment project, and thanks to the financial support of the NET4GAS Closer to Nature programme, were able to make sure that the educational trail will serve future visitors for years to come.
24.10.2016 Let us kindly invite you for the ceremonial opening and guided tour of the reconstructed nature trail "Hruboskalsko" on Monday October 31 at 2 pm.
17.10.2016 Thanks to the NET4GAS Closer to Nature programme, environmentalists have been able to build an interactive 'Path through the Reeds' at the "Růženin lom" (Rose's Quarry) near Brno.
12.10.2016 Let us kindly invite you for the opening of a new "Path though reeds" in the quarry "Růženin lom" in Brno, which will be held on Sunday, October 16, 2016 from 10 am.
30.09.2016 In a festive ceremony, the Czech Union for Nature Conservation (ČSOP) today opened the restored Trip Around the World to the general public. This educational trail may be rather traditional in terms of its layout, but certainly not in terms of its concept. The total of 17 panels that you will encounter as you amble along the shores of the pond "Svět" (in English: “World”) near Třeboň are bound to captivate your attention, and even more so that of the children among the visitors.
27.09.2016 Let us kindly invite you for the ceremonial opening of the restored nature trail "Cesta kolem Světa" in South Bohemian Třeboň on Sept 30 from 2 pm.
23.07.2016 In a festive ceremony, the Czech Union for Nature Conservation opened a new educational trail in the vicinity of Radnice in the district of Rokycany today, making the 1.5 km Olešná Brook valley more accessible, with 10 waystations that provide interesting local facts and figures. Visitors may try walking barefoot in the creek, rest on a nearby bench, or watch the birds residing in fifteen new nesting boxes. This is already the seventh site in the Pilsen (Plzeň) region that has been unlocked for the general public within the NET4GAS Closer to Nature programme, and the seventy-sixth site nationwide.