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The ecocentre at the Podkrušnohorské zoopark Chomutov

The ecocentre at the Podkrušnohorské Zoopark offers educational programmes conducted in the very pleasant environs of the Zoopark grounds. Learning takes place outside in the immediate vicinity of the animals, or in the Ecocentre. The fun learning programmes deepen students’ knowledge and, above all, their relationship to nature. The offer is designed for nursery schools and schools, as well as for senior citizens, children’s homes or special care homes.

Read more: ECOCENTRES FOR SCHOOLS in the Ústí Region

IN USTI NAD LABEM ONE DAY IS ENOUGH FOR STUDENTS AND CHILDREN TO LET OFF STEAM AND CELEBRATE THE START OF THE SCHOOL YEAR. THEY HAVE GOOD REASON FOR IT, THE DAY OF THE ÚSTÍ REGION STARTS AT NOON ON FRIDAY 4 SEPTEMBER IN THE CITY CENTRE.

Read more: EDUCATION AND FUN IN THE ÚSTÍ REGION

THE BOHEMIAN PARADISE GEOPARK GIVES A PICTURE OF THE GEOLOGICAL HISTORY OF THE EARTH AND LIKEWISE SHOWS THE IMPORTANCE OF NATURE FOR THE ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN SOCIETY OVER SEVERAL MILLENNIA.

Read more: BOHEMIAN PARADISE IN PARADISE

IN 2015 THE CZECH UNION OF NATURE CONSERVATION, ALONG WITH THE NET4GAS CLOSER TO NATURE PROGRAMME, CONTINUED MAKING VALUABLE SITES OF NATURAL BEAUTY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. HERE ARE SOME BRAND NEW SITES THAT WERE COMPLETED THIS SUMMER.

Read more: COME WITH US INTO THE WILD!

What is a geopark?

A geopark is an area with an interesting geology and good conditions for sustainable tourism. The Czech Republic has a network of national geoparks (www.narodnigeoparky.cz). One of them is the Land of the Blaník Knights geopark in the south-eastern part of the Central Bohemia Region, about an hour away from Prague. Its activities are coordinated by the Czech Union for Nature Conservation in Vlašim who cooperate with the local municipalities and other stakeholders in tourism.

Read more: A school trip to the National Geopark LAND OF THE BLANÍK KNIGHTS