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Conservationists Spiff up Hruboskalsko Educational Trail

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.

Ceremonial opening of Hruboskalsko nature trail

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.

What's Hiding in the Reed? An Overgrown Path

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.

Invitation to the Path through reeds

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.

Trip Around the World – An educational trail the World has never seen

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.

Opening of restored nature trail around Svět pond

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.

New 'Olešná Brook' Educational Trail Runs through Valley of Fire Salamanders

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.

Conservationists Turn Abandoned Limestone Quarry into Frog Paradise, Complete with Observation Deck for Visitors

20.06.2016 In a festive ceremony, nature conservationists opened a previously neglected limestone quarry in the Jinošov Valley near Vlašim to the public, having created new pools for amphibians, as well as information panels and an observation deck facing the quarry for visitors. This is already the thirteenth site in the Central Bohemian Region that has been made accessible within the framework of the NET4GAS Closer to Nature programme, and the seventy-fifth site across the country.

NET4GAS Closer to Nature wins VIA BONA award

13.10.2015 On behalf of NET4GAS, COO Radek Benčík took over the VIA BONA Award for a Large Company, which the company received for its programme NET4GAS Closer to Nature, on occasion of a festive ceremony that took place on October 6, 2015. The company was nominated for the award by the Czech Union for Nature Conservation, for whom NET4GAS has been a reliable general partner since 2007.

On a trip to five natural springs in Modřanská Ravine

12.10.2015 The Czech Union for Nature Conservation (ČSOP) has presented the general public with a new educational trail in Modřany (a Prague district), named the "Valley of Springs". The trail leads visitors into a quiet side-valley of the “Modřanská rokle” ravine, where five springs come to the surface. This is already the fourth spot of nature within the borders of the capital city that the ČSOP has made accessible to visitors under the "NET4GAS Closer to Nature" programme.

Conference "Naše příroda 2015"

11.10.2015 Let us invite you to the first annual conference "Naše příroda 2015" ("Our Nature 2015"), which will present the topic "Care for former military areas". The conference will take place on 1 December 2015 in Olomouc and is organized by the civic association Naše příroda, o.s. For more information visit www.konference-priroda.cz. NET4GAS is the general partner.

Velká Homolka: new benches, infopanels and restored cross

02.10.2015 New wooden furniture and accessories, and the restored summit cross on Velká Homolka ('Big Knoll') in Vimperk, have been presented to the public today. The local Šumava / Bohemian Forest chapter of the ČSOP successfully saw through its project proposal for beautifying yet another interesting spot of nature for the general public within the "NET4GAS Closer to Nature" programme.

Invitation to new location - Velká Homolka

25.09.2015 Let us invite you to the Velká Homolka location in Vimperk on Friday October 2, 2015, where from 10:00 AM a nature excursion together with the introduction of new elements and repaired wooden cross will take place.

New Hiking Destination – Shooting Range Trail near Šluknov

18.09.2015 In a festive ceremony, the Czech Union for Nature Conservation has opened part of the former military shooting range near Šluknov to the general public, on which it installed an educational trail. As of today, visitors can take the route from a nearby protected alluvial meadow along a corduroy path and footbridge to a 300-year-old oak tree.

Invitation to new Shooting Range Trail

11.09.2015 Come and see the memorial oak, walk along corduroy sidewalk and try to estimate the distance of targets from the former shooting range! September 18 from 10:30 in Šluknov at the pond Pazderák, we are opening the trail Shooting range.