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Efforts continue to save rare species at Načeratice Hill

19.05.2014 For three years now, the Beleco interest group has been working on the project “Nature In Green – Management of Sites of Community Importance Affected by Military Activities” on the territory of a one-time tank training area, Načeratický kopec (Načeratice Hill), not far from Znojmo.

New localities in Moravia

24.10.2013 We have opened two new nature spots in Moravia: a bird-watch near Šumperk and a path to sulphurous springs in Zádveřicr-Raková.

St. John’s Rapids Trail Reopens after Comprehensive Restoration!

15.10.2013 The St. John’s Rapids educational trail, once a popular hike not far from Prague, has been resurrected after years of neglect. The completely restored trail was opened to the public on October 15.

New trail leads through jungled alluvial forest

31.08.2013 The new Pňovský luh educational trail was opened to the general public in a festive ceremony on the last Saturday in August. The site can be found near Poděbrady, and, together with the adjacent forests of Veltrubský luh and Libický luh, they form the largest and best-preserved complex of alluvial forests in the Czech Republic. The hiking trail has been enhanced with interactive elements for children, and thus speaks to visitors both great and small.

Umíř lures for romantic bivouac

17.08.2013 Nature lovers and those with a penchant for abandoned places exuding a mysterious atmosphere may put a new item on their bucket list: a new, out-of-the-ordinary educational trail was opened to the public on August 17. Located in a “ghost town” on the border between the administrative regions of Pilsen and Karlovy Vary, it is supplemented by a bivouac shelter, which allows visitors to spend the night before resuming their hike the next day on the trail through the beautiful scenery of the Manětín Hills Nature Reserve.

Cínovec Peat Bogs Return to their Original State

23.07.2013 The DAPHNE Czech Republic Association successfully completed the final phase of the project for the Revitalization of Peat Bogs in the Ore Mountains. As a result of the NET4GAS programme Closer to Nature, the Cínovec vicinity remains an area with the occurrence of a number of other rare species and habitats.

Blšanský chlum Nature Reserve Changing Shape

08.07.2013 Ecologists have completed the entomological monitoring of the “Blšanský chlum” (Blšany Hillock) nature reserve. The uniqueness of the former military training area will be preserved for both biologists and visitors through the project Natura in Green.

Lačnov's saffrons ushered in the spring season

19.04.2013 On these days come and have a look at thousands of saffrons around the Wallachian village Lačnov and welcome the spring season.

Repaired and safe way onto the Ořešník rock

07.10.2012 Hejnice The Czech Union for Nature Conservation (CSOP) with its general partner, NET4GAS, presented, in co-operation with the Jizera Ještěd Mountain Association, already the 54th natural locality within the Closer to Nature programme to the public. The location is called Ořešník and it is a well-known trip destination with an impressive view of the heart of the national nature reserve called the Jizera Mountains Beechwood.

The Bohumilice Alley luring visitors for a nice walk and sit-down

05.10.2012 Bohumilice Another jewel of the Bohemia Forest nature underwent the intervention by experts and is looking for being admired by both visitors and the locals. We are speaking about the Bohumilice Alley, another project that came into existence within the NET4GAS's Closer to Nature programme.

A renovated trip destination at the outskirts of Prague – the Mýto nature trail

27.09.2012 Nedvězí near Prague The Czech Union for Nature Conservation (CSOP) together with its general partner, NET4GAS, presented another nature location to the public. The Mýto nature trail will show visitors around the romantic valley of the Rokytka brook and familiarise them with the reasons for the protection of this hidden piece of nature at the outskirts of Prague.

Magic nature spot instead of a waste dump – visit the Pančava children’s nature reserve

26.09.2012 Pozořice near Brno The Czech Union for Nature Conservation presented, in co-operation with its general partner, NET4GAS, already the 51st locality within the mutual Closer to Nature programme to the public. The locality is the Pančava children’s nature reserve, a magic place for a walk or a destination trip not only for children.

A new destination in the White Carpathians – a wetland with the most plentiful appearance of Early Marsh Orchid

26.08.2012 Slavkov near Uherské Hradiště The Czech Union for Nature Conservation (ČSOP) with its general partner, the NET4GAS company, presented another natural site to the public. The wetland meadow lures visitors through rare plants, a restored natural spring with benches to sit down and rest on for a while and through even a reptile bed.

NET4GAS Closer to Nature was awarded!

28.06.2012 NET4GAS was awarded the Futurum Prize for the support of sustainable entrepreneurship

School and preschool children set out for being Closer to Nature

26.06.2012 A total of 107 children set out for the routes of nature trails within the NET4GAS Closer to Nature programme at the end of June. The authors of the winning pictures of the art competition Paint and Be Closer to Nature! and their classmates spent a day in nature with a guide and visited together a wildlife shelter of the Czech Union for Nature Conservation.