Wetland restoration in Persina, Bulgaria

General
National Id: 
Bulgaria_01
Site name: 
Persina Nature Park, protected site "Kalimok-Brashlen"
Summary: 
The project was carried out in the period 2002 – 2008 by the Ministry of the Environment and Water in Bulgaria and the main donor was the Global Environment Facility (GEF). The performance was the restoration of two wetlands along Danube River by construction of engineering facilities, including sluices, channels, dykes to protect the adjacent land, as well as access roads. The project aimed to enable water flow into former wetlands, provide options for controlled flooding, optimized trapping of nutrient elements, and restoration of biodiversity and fish populations.
The in-depth description of the case study: 
NUTS Code: 
Северен централен (Severen tsentralen)
RBD code: 
BG1000
Transboundary: 
0
Data provider: 
Jovanka Ignjatovic REC
NWRM(s) implemented in the case study: 
Longitude: 
26.0
Latitude: 
43.88
Last updated: 23 Jun 2015 | Top