Today we are releasing two new and up to date Wilderness Briefs about Wilderness in the Czech Republic – Podyji Wilderness and Dyje WILDRiver. These lie on the border with Austria and the Nationalpark Thayatal, and thus form a transboundary Wilderness with Thayatal WILDForest and Thaya WILDRiver.
Please also read: Podyjí Wilderness
Podyji Wilderness and Dyje WILDRiver became members of the European Wilderness Network in 2017, when the European Wilderness Society team visited the area to do a Quick-Audit. From this Audit, both areas were designated as Bronze standard. They have a high biodiversity, including 89 different types of forest in Podyji Wilderness. Dyje WILDRiver is a wild, unmodified river with many characteristics of Wilderness such as cliffs, meanders and alluvial terraces. These areas thus contribute to the protection of Wilderness, forest and rivers in Europe.