Between Běchovice, Dubčí and Koloděj, the town is planting a new forest. On an area of approximately 5.3 hectares of originally agricultural land in the locality of Lítožnice, 53 thousand new trees should grow. The species composition is dominated by deciduous trees – especially winter oak, heart-shaped linden, beech and hornbeam. Pines, larch and Douglas fir are also planted.
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A new forest is being created near Lítožnice.
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The future green belt is to distance the planned road from the existing development. “Lockdown has shown how important the parks and forests we have in the capital are to the lives of Praguers. These are popular places that people use for recreation, sports or nature walks. For example, attendance at Stromovka increased by 120 percent during coronavirus spread. That is why new opportunities for spending free time in nature are important, “said the mayor’s deputy Petr Hlubuček (United Forces / STAN) about the project, adding that he believes that people will also like the Lítožnice area.
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