ECO KARST - Kalkalpen National Park, declared as UNESCO world natural heritage on 7.7.2017

17-07-2017

We are happy to share the news that about 5.400 hectars within Kalkalpen National Park had been declared as a UNESCO world natural heritage on friday, 7.7.2017. This is the first and only Austrian world natural heritage! NPK is now a part of UNESCO world heritage "Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe".

For more info, click links bellow:

whc.unesco.org/en/list/1133 
www.kalkalpen.at/de/Buchenwaelder_im_Nationalpark_Kalkalpen_sind_WELTNATURERBE_

This is just perfect timing as National park Kalkalpen celebrates it's 20th anniversary on 23rd July 2017.

In the name of all ECO KARST project partners we congratulate NPK team and wish you a great 20. Anniversary celebration!

 

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