Annual trip to Aukštumala received the biggest attention

Pelkių dienos žygis 2017 02 04. Ž. Sinkevičiaus nuotr.

To celebrate international day of wetlands 7 km length trip to Aukštumala was organized by Lithuanian Fund for Nature and Nemunas Delta Regional Park. This year the event received the biggest attention of nature lovers ever – 192 participants took part.
Seven groups of participants started their journey at the beginning of educational trail. Later comfortable excursion turned into challenging trip through the wet habitats of bog. The guides from Lithuanian Fund for Nature and Nemunas Delta Regional Park revealed the secrets of Aukštumala by introducing participants with Aukštunala history, natural values, threats to the nature and actions that were implemented to restore it.

Pelkių dienos žygis 2017 02 04. Ž. Sinkevičiaus nuotr.

For those, who successfully finished the trip, special lunch in the nature was prepared. While having a lunch with tea, participants shared their impressions and revealed, that for some of them this annual trips is already second or third. Let’s hope that nature lovers will gather next year and keep the tradition to visit the bog.