Amateur Radio Club „Croatian Flora Fauna“

Special forest reserve Prašnik, 9AFF-034

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Members of Radio Clubs “Slavonski Brod” (9A2KI, 9A4CW, 9A5KM) and “Croatian Flora Fauna” (9A2HW, 9A2MF, 9A2SC, 9A2WJ, 9A3GSV, 9A6AA i 9A7SSY) in cooperation with Public institution Natura Slavonica (Public institution for the management of protected areas and other protected natural values in the Brod-Posavina county) plan to activate Special forest reserve Prašnik, 9AFF-034, on October 31, 2015, after 0900Z. Look for 9A1CRS/p, on CW and SSB, mainly on 40 and 20m.

Prasnik mapForest area Prašnik (45.207155°N 17.230356°E) is 250-300 years old stands of oak. The rest of the Slavonian rainforest. Already in 1929. was excluded from regular forest management because of its value, and the special status of forest reserves gets 1965th The decision of the Institute for Nature Protection, Zagreb. The typical woods Slavonian plains are located at 96 m above sea level and has an area of 58 hectares. To sustain this ecosystem is very important annual flood period caused by the spilling of the river basin. In recent years, oak forests are threatened by lowering the groundwater level and land reclamation. According to data from 1979., Prašnik has 1487 trees and 48 oak trees, hornbeam and beech. Age of oak trees is 150-300 years. Their height reaches up to 40 m. The largest among these giants are felled more than 50 m3.

The area was mined.

Author: 9A6AA

Amateur Radio Club Croatian Flora Fauna

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