Karlovac Gets a Path for Strollers on Korana River

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ZAGREB, August 18, 2019 – A path for cyclists and strollers has been completed on the right bank of the Korana River in Karlovac, which is the first stage of a 9.2 million kuna project called “Meeting the River”, designed to improve areas in Karlovac, Ozalj and Ogulin that are protected under the Natura 2000 programme.

The value of the project for the city of Karlovac is 3.5 million kuna.

Benches will soon be put up along the path and next year multimedia information points will be installed, containing mostly environment-related information, the city administration has said.

The purpose of the “Meeting the River” thematic paths is to acquaint members of the public with the richness of the local rivers and the life in them and to raise awareness of the importance of protecting the environment, using natural resources sustainably and preserving the biological balance of the Natura 2000 river areas in the county.

The improved areas of the River Korana in Karlovac, the River Kupa in Ozalj and the River Dobra in Ogulin are expected to boost the county’s tourism potential.

Of the 9.2 million kuna project cost, 7.8 million kuna are EU grants

More Karlovac news can be found in the Lifestyle section.


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