Executive Forest Agency (EFA) is the coordinating beneficiary and together with the international conservation organization WWF work on a project that protects and restores the 11 habitat types rivers and wetlands in the forests on an area of 21 thousand ha in 10 Bulgarian nature parks - Bulgarka , Vitosha, Vratsa Balkan, Golden Sands Park, Rila Monastery, Ruse Lom, Blue Rocks, Strandja, Shumen Plateau.
NWRM(s) implemented in the case study
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Design & implementations
Area subject to Land use change or Management/Practice change (ha)
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Restoration of the riparian forests requires careful selection of reproduction material (origin of seedlings and preparatory care). Integration of the measures in forestry planning documents is necessary to guarantee long term preservation of the restored habitats. Follow-up cares for the young forests and removal of invasive species are necessary.
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