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Welcome to the website of the LIFE Nature 2006 project - Intermittent Lake Cerknica
The time has come to restore the Lake Cerknica to its previous condition. The goal of the LIFE Nature project is to ensure that the heritage of our ancestors remains intact also for our successors.
 
News

Mobile photo exhibition

4.12.09

The photo exhibition "Lake Cerknica – The mirror of the world" is on display at the Hotel Rakov Škocjan from 3rd to 11th December 2009.

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Lake Cerknica in Postojna again

18.11.2009
You're kindly welcome to come and see the mobile photo exhibition about Lake Cerknica and project LIFE in Mercator centre in Postojna from 18th to 30th November 2009!
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Tender documentation

14.11.09

Notranjska Regional Park publishes tender documentation for public procurement "Print and graphic designing of the book Lake Cerknica".

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Monitoring of the project LIFE 06 "Intermittent Lake Cerknica"

24.10.09

Notranjska Regional Park got a visit of Dr. Mitja Kaligarič, the monitor of LIFE Nature's projects and mag. Julijana Lebez Lozej from The Ministry of Environment and Spatial planning on 21st October 2009.

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Didactic game “Food webs on the Lake Cerknica”

20.10.09

In the scope of the project LIFE06/NAT/SI/000069 Intermittent Lake Cerknica, Notranjska Regional Park prepared a didactic game “Food webs on the Lake Cerknica” which can be used by learning about food chains and webs and to help schoolchildren to understand the connections between organisms.

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Mobile photo exhibition of the Lake Cerknica

16.10.09

The mobile photo exhibition of the Lake Cerknica and the project LIFE06/NAT/SI/000069 Intermittent Lake Cerknica is momentarily on display in the Department of Biology of Biotechnical faculty in Ljubljana. There will be staying till the end of October.

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A query sheet about the Notranjska Regional Park and the project LIFE

12.10.09

Notranjska Regional Park prepared a query sheet for people who live in the area of the Park. People were asked about the Park and its work within the project LIFE06/NAT/SI/000069 Intermittent Lake Cerknica. The results of the query sheet will be published on the website till the end of the project.

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The News from Notranjska Regional Park

23.09.09

The 6th issue of The News from Notranjska Regional Park was published in September 2009. The introduction to the last issue of The News in the scope of project LIFE was written by Jasna Zalar from the Department of economy, agriculture and tourism of the Municipality of Cerknica. Articles in The News present another 12 plant species from the area of Lake Cerknica, The legend of the beginning of the Lake Cerknica and also give some information about butterflies.

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Materials for pre-school children

15.09.09

Notranjska Regional Park prepared some coloring sheets and various exercises with motifs from nature for pre-school children.

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Worksheets and manuals

15.09.09

Notranjska Regional Park prepared some worksheets for schoolchildren and manuals for teachers on 5 different subjects. With help of worksheets, schoolchildren can learn or consolidate some learning material from the Teaching plan for Elementary schools. Manuals for teachers that are enclosed to the worksheets help teachers to perform the suggested activities. In the scope of suggested research days or workshops, schoolchildren can learn about food chains and webs, meadows, hedges, biodiversity and dinaric region.

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Calendar for school year 2009/10

15.09.09

Notranjska Regional Park prepared a calendar for school year 2009/10 in the beginning of the school year. There are marked all important days in the school year in the calendar and there is also place to mark your own important things.

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Lake Cerknica in the Snežnik castle

07.09.09

The mobile photo exhibition of the Lake Cerknica and the project LIFE06/NAT/SI/000069 Intermittent Lake Cerknica is momentarily on display in the Snežnik castle in Loška dolina.

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Pilot renaturation of Goriški Brežiček and Tresenec

07.09.09

In August 2009 Notranjska Regional Park started with the pilot renaturation of two streams of the Lake Cerknica, which were regulated in the past. The pilot renaturation of Goriški Brežiček and Tresenec is one of the most important goals within the project LIFE06/NAT/SI/000069 "Intermittent Lake Cerknica".

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Timetables for school year 2009/10

01.09.09

In the beginning of new school year 2009/10 Notranjska Regional Park prepared some timetables with different motifs from the Park.

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Mobile photoexhibition on the intermittent Lake Cerknica and the project Life

12.08.09

The mobile photo exhibition on the intermittent Lake Cerknica and the project LIFE06/NAT/SI/000069 "Intermittent Lake Cerknica" is currently located in ZOO Ljubljana. It will be located there till 24th August 2009. From 25th to 31st August 2009 it will be exhibited by the Kosovel`s home in Sežana.

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Renaturation of watercourses of the Lake Cerknica

07.08.09

One of the most important actions in the project LIFE 06/NAT/SI/000069 Intermittent Lake Cerknica is also the renaturation of two watercourses that were regulated in the past to drain the lake. The pilot renaturation within this project will be implemented on Goriški Brežiček and Tresenc, but in the next years also other watercourses of Lake Cerknica are going to be renaturated. The project partner, Inženiring za vode d.o.o. has prepared the project documentation and Notranjska Regional Park has prepared The action plan of renaturation of watercourses of the Lake Cerknica. The renaturation of Goriški Brežiček and Tresenc will start as soon as the water level of the Lake will be low enough.

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Mowing of wet meadows of Lake Cerknica

07.08.09

In August, Notranjska Regional Park begun with nature-friendly mowing of wet meadows of Lake Cerknica. The mowing started in the area of upper lake, in the vicinity of Gorenje Jezero.

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Research camp "Rakov Škocjan 2009"

29.07.09

Notranjska Regional Park organized third research camp within the project LIFE 06/NAT/SLO/000069 Intermittent Cerknica Lake. The camp took place between 3rd and 12th July 2009 in Rakov Škocjan. The participants came from Cerknica, Begunje, Stari trg, Bloke, Ljubljana, Izola, Celje and also from Čabar (Croatia) and were aged between 14 and 17 years.

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The News from Notranjska Regional Park

01.07.09

The 5th issue of The News from Notranjska Regional Park was published in June 2009. There are presented some plants that grow in the area of intermittent Lake Cerknica, the sinkholes in Narte and dragonflies as one of the most significant animal group of the Lake Cerknica. The introduction says about Lake Cerknica as the wetland of international importance.

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Mobile exhibition on the intermittent Lake Cerknica and the project of restoration of watercourses within the Life project

06.05.09

Notranjska Regional Park is performing a mobile photo exhibition in the scope of the project LIFE06/NAT/SI/000069 "Intermittent Lake Cerknica" about the Lake Cerknica and the project LIFE. There will be presented 84 photos of Lake Cerknica with accompanying texts, describing the project. The main purpose of the project is to suppress three main threats to the nature of Lake Cerknica, which are: interventions in the watercourses for faster outflow of water from Lake Cerknica in the past, the abandonment of mowing and the deficient knowledge of nature and nature conservation at Lake Cerknica.

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Excursion on Lake Cerknica

09.04.09

Notranjska Regional Park is organizing another excursion on Lake Cerknica. The participants of the excursion will observe and recognize some grassland and water birds, which breed on the area of Lake Cerknica.

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Lecture: Reptiles of Cerknica and its surroundings

09.04.09

Notranjska Regional Park and Notranjska section of DOPPS are organizing a lecture of Miha Krofel about the reptiles, who live near Lake Cerknica, on rocks, grasslands and at the edge of forest near Cerknica.

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Notranjska Regional Park's research camp: "Rakov Škocjan 2009"

24.03.09

In this year's Summer Notranjska Regional Park is organizing a research camp for the third time in the project LIFE duration. 10-days research camp for pupils aged from 15 to 18 years will be taking place in Rakov Škocjan between 3th and 12th July 2009.

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Excursion on Lake Cerknica

05.03.09

Notranjska Regional Park is organizing excursions on Lake Cerknica again. This year's first excursion is planned on Tuesday, 24th March at 16.30. We will observe water birds on Lake Cerknica with telescope and binoculars.

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Lecture: Australia

02.03.09

A project steering committee was assembling on 11th December 2008 for the fourth time since the beginning of the project LIFE06/NAT/SI/000069 Intermittent Lake Cerknica.

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Lecture: SEČOVELJSKE SOLINE

04.02.09

Notranjska Regional Park and Notranjska section of DOPPS are organizing a lecture of Branko Koren about salt-pans of Sečovlje and above all about many birds, who live and breed there.

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The Project steering committee was assembling for the fourth time

15.12.08

A project steering committee was assembling on 11th December 2008 for the fourth time since the beginning of the project LIFE06/NAT/SI/000069 Intermittent Lake Cerknica.

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The News from Notranjska Regional Park

10.12.08
The fourth issue of The News from Notranjska Regional Park was published in this December. There are presented some more plants that grow in the area of intermittent Lake Cerknica, past interventions by Velika and Mala Karlovica, that reflected in changed water levels of the lake and there is presented the Research camp of Notranjska Regional Park "Rakov Škocjan 2008".
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European Commission visited Notranjska Regional Park

19.09.08
On 12th September 2008 Notranjska Regional park got a visit from members of the European Commission for the project LIFE06/NAT/SI/000069 "Intermittent Lake Cerknica", which is being performed for a good year and a half now.
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Excursions on Lake Cerknica

19.09.08

Notranjska regional park organizes again monthly excursions on Lake Cerknica on which the participants will observe nature under the guidance of the park biologists.

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Research camp "Rakov Škocjan 2008"

10.07.08

Between 28th June and 4th July 2008, Notranjska regional park organized second research camp for primary and secondary school pupils within the project LIFE 06 NAT/SLO/000069 Intermittent Cerknica Lake. Participants were aged between 14 and 16 years and were staying in Rakov Škocjan. Field work was taking place in the area of Cerknica lake in five different work groups.

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The News from Notranjska Regional Park 25.04.08
The third issue of The News from Notranjska Regional Park was published. It is entirely dedicated to the flora of the Cerknica polje, which is very diverse, due to permanent water level fluctuations in the area of Cerknica intermittent lake.
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Brochure of the Project LIFE06 NAT/SI/000069 Intermittent Cerknica Lake 08.04.08
A small brochure of the Project LIFE06 NAT/SI/000069 "Intermittent Cerknica Lake" was issued. It presents the Lake of Cerknica, its Natura 2000 areas and the main goals of the project. This brochure was issued only in Slovenian language.
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Watercourse renaturation project design is prepared 21.3.08
In the winter time, when the nature is resting, watercourse restoration project design was prepared.
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Students from Jesenice and Aachen have visited the Notranjska Regional Park 22.2.08
On Wednesday, February 6th, 40 students from Jesenice and Aachen visited the Notranjska Regional Park. They are involved in the international project called Environment builds bridges – youth in european dialogue.
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Choose your own Christmas tree and help preserve a transitional mire and quaking bog Dujce 5.12.07
You are all kindly invited to Dujce on Saturday 22nd of December 2007 at 10.am. On this very special Christmas occasion Notranjska Regional Park will, under its project LIFE 06 NAT/SLO/000069 Intermittent Lake Cerknica, organize pre-Christmas action of removing the pine and spruce trees on transitional mire and quaking bog Dujce.
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The News from Notranjska Regional Park, second issue 4.12.07
The second issue of The News from Notranjska Regional Park presents past interventions to drain flooded land of Lake Cerknica, co-operation with local school in Cerknica, a kinder garden project Jumping with frogs, a research camp in Rakov Škocjan and winter visitors in Notranjska Regional Park.
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Organized bird watching 25.9.07
Notranjska Regional Park organizes guided bird watching tours on Lake Cerknica every first Monday in coming month (except in winter time). Lake Cerknica is internationally important bird area. Until now more than 250 bird species have been observed.
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The News from Notranjska Regional Park, first issue 5.9.07
The News from Notranjska Regional Park has been sent to every household in Municipality of Cerknica. The first issue represents current project LIFE 06 NAT/SLO/000069 Intermittent Cerknica Lake.
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Geodetic measurements of project area 17.8.07
A group of geodesists is currently preparing detailed geodetic measurements of the project area Measurements are needed for the future actions concerning regulation of watercourses.
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Mowing started 1.8.07
On 1st of August mowing of wet meadows at Lake Cerknica started. Meadows are mowed from the centre outward and from one side to the other. This mowing method provides birds a better chances of survival.
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First geological measurements of the project area 26.7.07
The first stage of geological research on the south part of Lake Cerknica is finished. During this research the geological wells on streams Tresenec and Goriški Brežiček were done.
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Information boards on Lake Cerknica 23.7.07
We put two information boards on shores of Lake Cerknica to inform visitors about the contents of the project.
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Research camp in Rakov Škocjan 9.7.07
In July 2007 the research camp of Notranjska Regional Park in Rakov Škocjan was organized. The camp attended 17 students and pupils from Municipality of Cerknica, aged between 12 and 17.
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Nature protection network of schools and kindergartens officially announced on European Day of Parks 24.5.07
On 24th of May 2007, the European Day of Parks, the school and kindergarten network of the Notranjska Regional Park was publicly announced.
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