Conservation and restoration of alluvial habitats of community interest on the Liberty Island and side channel

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Liberty Island and side channel
The Liberty Island is located in South-Hungary northward from Mohács at the left side of the Danube. Its length is about 3 km, its width is 150-200 meters, and its territory is 47 ha. The island and the side-arm belong to the Danube-Drava National Park and are part of the Natura 2000 network. The island is a strictly protected nature conservation area. Along the side branch, on the left side of the Danube, the local water service company has its bank filtered water wells to provide, among others, the drinking water for the settlements of South Baranya County. The island is covered by s
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Close to city of Mohacs; part of Duna-Drava National Park, Béda-Karapancsa region Islands of the Danube and their side-arms are home to extraordinarily rich wildlife: all the species living in the side branches require milder waterflow compared to the main branch, warmer water, riparian vegetation and rambling hideouts
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Laurice EREIFEJ – Head of WWF DCP Freshwater Programme - WWF Hungary
Last updated: 12 Dec 2018 | Top