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Pasture again - Nature film about Pásztó pasture

Saturday, 17 October 2015 14:13

The "Pásztó pasture and Pannonian salt desert grassland restoration and preservation of sustainable farming methods" program offerd an opportunity to Nimfea Nature Conservation Association for the framework program, to make a 25 minutes long nature film. The film called Pasture again is there to present the remaining natural resources and wildlife around Turkeve showed through a year.

The young white storks left the nest

Tuesday, 13 October 2015 09:35

This years broods has been quite grew up to be given out after the timid wing experimenting and the nest hopping and discover their country by themselves. In the subsequent period it is worth to contemplate the areas of lawnsand grasslands,because the scarce food supply of the wetlands may force the white stork families to  lack of with locusts, or with ondatras.

Drainage works are completed

Monday, 28 September 2015 19:39

Water management works are being slowly completed on the Pásztó pasture. The drainage channel on the  area created unfavorable hydrological conditions (periodic drought, rising salinity) and induced changes in vegetation. Another drawback of the the channel was that it  prevented the movement of the animals in the grazing area.

The grenness of the grass

Monday, 31 August 2015 16:52

The characteristic of this summer's intense heat sucked the last drop of moisture from the pasture. We almost forgotten the sight of freshly green grass, the scent of fresh grass,when in mid-August came the long-awaited rainy days, which brought back life into the tired-yellowish Pásztói pasture. 

The swift poultry of the Hidegnevelde

Monday, 10 August 2015 17:10

During trips in the Pásztó pasture you should lokk with open eyes around the building Hidegnevelde and surrounding barren areas trampled by animals. Two popular songbirds can be observed in these places, one is because of its voice interesting for us, the other because of its appearance.

Centaurea solstitialis L is in bloom

Monday, 13 July 2015 12:39

In these days started the perhaps most paste-looking pasture plant of the saffron Centaurea (Centaurea solstitialis) blooming. Bright lemon yellow blooms from the bottom by long, sharp thorns embraced, the plant reaches one meters  we recognize it by it's grayish-downy stems and leaves.

The little Explorers visited Pásztó pasture

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 15:48

This summer the Fekete István Training Center will be the host of several a number themed tent and day camps. Raising conservation awareness can't be left out of the repertoire, both small and elder age groups can participate in the natural knowledge after-school programs named little-and big Explorers.

Ornithogalum brevistylum blooms in quantities

Monday, 22 June 2015 17:04

Who recently traveled the roads with open eyes or was just hiking in nature, the place certainly has encountered a surprisingly large amount of tall flowering plants (Ornithogalum brevistylum). This plant with it's tiny petals, but rather high growing flowers is the typical bulbous plant on forest-steppes. Another name refers to the slender bird milk,because of its milk white color of flowers and stamens.

We participated on the international konferenz "Natural conservation on millitary owned areas"

Friday, 22 May 2015 15:54

Under the framework of the winner of the LIFE+ program "Nature" East-Bakony (LIFE07 NAT/H/000321) and the Hungarian Little Plain sand land (LIFE08 NAT/H/000289) a konferenz called "Natural conservation on millitary owned areas" took place, wich was a collabaration by the Ministry of defence, the VERGA Veszprém forestry company,the Balaton Uplands national park Directorate, the Budapest Forestry Company, the Fertő-Hanság National Park Directorate and the Aquaprofit Engineering, Consulting and Investment Company.

Lesser Grey Shrike on the Pásztó cavity colony

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 16:25

On our visit to Pásztó pasture we observed the intresting lifestyle of one of our songbirds, the lesser gray shrike (Lanius minor). All in all four speciemens were staying at the time on the established artificial breeding colony by the boundary of the pasture, where we installed nestings type D, which were popular for the European Roller (Coracias garrulus), the Long-eared Owl (Asio Otus) and two kestrel species  (Faco tinnunculus, F. vespertinus) following.