Sunday, 18 August 2019

Krkonoše welcomes boy scouts and girl guides in Battle of the Bark Beetles

Radio Prague |
13 August 2019

Last year's infestation of bark beetles was said to have been the biggest to hit Czech forests in 200 years. This year could prove even worse. Among those hard hit is Krkonoše National Park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve site. Park officials estimate 20 percent more trees will need to be felled in the battle against the relentless bug.