PP Papuk is moving into new investments with money from EU funds

first_imgIn the Papuk Nature Park, the preparation of a new project proposal for the upcoming cross-border cooperation program Interreg VA Hungary-Croatia continues. Organized by the Consul General of the Republic of Croatia in Pécs, Mrs. Vesna Haluga, a meeting of representatives of the two parks was held with the aim of continuing the partnership started with the successfully implemented project “Two rivers and one mountain”.The director of the Papuk Nature Park, Alen Jurenac and Goran Radonić, the expert manager of the Public Institution, talked with the representatives of the Danube Drava National Park, led by the director Mr. Szabolc Závoczky, about improving the tourist infrastructure through cross-border cooperation.The project proposal in which the leading partner will be the Papuk Nature Park will include several infrastructure investments in the Croatian and Hungarian border areas.The most frequent point of the Park that gained the status of a UNESCO-protected geopark in 2015, the Jankovac picnic area, which also houses the Eco Point of the Public Institution due to the exceptional popularity and attractiveness of the content and personal cars. There is only one road leading to Jankovac from the direction of Virovitica-Podravina County, which will be reconstructed during the 14-month period of the UNESCO Geopark Geopark project, starting in 2018, the Papuk Nature Park points out, adding that period traffic will take place regularly with occasional adjustments to the ride, of which visitors will be notified in a timely manner.Also, the Public Institution has determined the relative traffic load in the area of ​​the Jankovac Forest Park and creating traffic jams, and the available parking space is currently being arranged with the aim of better organization of vehicle reception at the picnic area, but there is a need for strategic and sustainable management of visitors. vehicles. “The growing interest of visitors to explore the protected area by direct movement in space motivates the employees of the Institution to plan the tracing and marking of routes through the forest area from Slatinski Drenovac to Jankovac. By arranging the area for the reception of a larger number of vehicles outside the Jankovac Forest Park, more precisely in Slatinski Drenovac, the parking space of the picnic area will be relieved. ” points out the director of the Papuk Nature Park, Alen Jurenac. Due to the tendency to expand the content for visitors, there is a need to establish an additional multi-purpose facility in Slatinski Drenovac in the immediate vicinity of the access road for the mentioned picnic area. This facility, which is recently owned by the Nature Park, is located in an attractive location, and will be converted into a multi-purpose Visitor Center as an info point where visitors will be able to get basic information about the Park, and, among other numerous facilities and services , rent a bike and set off on a network of marked routes to explore the natural beauty of Papuk.By the way, in 2015, Papuk ‘Nature Park was included in the list of geoparks under UNESCO protection as the first and so far the only park in Croatia of exceptional geological importance.Related news:PAPUK RECEIVES FIRST ACCOMMODATION CAPACITIES, DUBOKA CAMP-REST OPENEDlast_img