čtvrtek 9. dubna 2015

Maintaining the mussels’ biotope – felling trees

Meadows around streams are essential for freshwater pearl mussels; their food is generated there (small particles of plants) and thanks to sun exposure the water gets warmed through. However, meadows which have not been mown for a long time get grown over by woody plants. On top of that, these are often spruce which acidify the water excessively. That is why, in the beginning of spring, we set off for the Aš region and we thinned trees and shrubs on meadows around important tributaries of Bystřina and Lužní potok streams. We experienced rain, snow, wind, sun and lots of mud. Together with freshwater pearl mussels we look forward to spring fully permeating these chilly parts! 

YOU WILL FIND THE PHOTO GALLERY OF TREE FELLING HERE


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