Desert Błędowska

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Written by Administrator    Wednesday, 20 April 2011 15:40

- The Błędowska Desert was the place of filming Bolesław Prus' novel 'Pharaoh'.

- From early years of the 20th century the desert was used as a military training area.  Support infantry battalion of Polish Legions practised there before the battle of Krzywopłoty at the time of the First World War. During the interwar period the desert was used as a training area operated by infantry and artillery of Kraków Army as well as the German Africa Corps and German pilots from Udetfeld base near Siewierz at the time of the Second World War.  Currently only the north part of the desert is used as a training area - 240 ha of the Błędowska Desert operated by the 6th Pomeranian Airborne Division from Cracow as a drop zone. In 1999 NATO air forces and COMEDS carried out there 'Cooperati e Bear'99'' exercises. Within a short distance from Chechło and on the 'Czubatka' hill in Klucze there was a command post removed since collapse danger.

- During the interwar period when large sand patches were found in the desert, mirage phenomenon occured as well as sandstorms in the 1950s.

- In the Błędowska Desert on roots of perennial knawel among grassy lawns and thyme petals lives insect called Polish knawel. In the 15th and 16th century mentioned insects were kept on a large scale in order to acquire red pigment used in textile. Poland was the main source of supply with red pigment that time.

 

Tourism

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Written by Administrator    Wednesday, 20 April 2011 15:39

Through the areas adjacent to the Błędowska Desert runs a lot of interesting routes, including the desert area as well as other interesting places are near to (tourist map on-line). It is an attractive area for hiking and horse: Błędów is connected to the Klucze of yellow "Desert Trail". These places also links with the orange horse riding trail. Moreover, in exploring the desert helps:

• educational trail through the Błędowska Desert (3 km) - red signs:

the path starts on the Rudnicka street in Klucze - leads through mixed forest fragments mixed with common beech - gradient of outliers - reclaimed land after the great fire burnt in 1992 - the sands of the desert - ends near the White Przemsza the ash-alder alluvial forests. On the way you can meet a lot of protected and endemic species of flora and fauna.

• educational trail (Klucze Land) (1.5 km) - black signs:

starts in the XXX anniversary estate - the area of joints red and green - the rim Błędowska Desert - limestone inselbergs - foot Rudnica - hill Czubatka - End of the Rudnicka Street. Rudnicki.

• To the southwest of Błędów two other educational pathways are fixed, leading Przemsza swampy valley of the White Przemsza River and White River. In the north-west of Klucze assigned only path through the desert.

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 August 2011 14:16
 

How to get there?

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Written by Administrator    Wednesday, 20 April 2011 15:38

• From Czestochowa - by the road S1 to Dąbrowa Górnicza, then E40 to Olkusz and next 791 to Klucze.

• From Cracow - the to the town of Olkusz and then 791 road to Klucze or Chechło.

• From Katowice should be guided in the direction of Sosnowiec, then Olkusz, and further to Klucze or Chechło.

 

• Z Częstochowy – drogą S1 na Bielsko-Białą, następnie E40 przez Olkusz do Chechła.

• Z Krakowa – przez Olkusz do miejscowości Klucze i Chechło.

• Z Katowic należy się kierować w stronę Sosnowca, a następnie Olkusza, a dalej do Chechła.

 

· Z Częstochowy – drogą S1 na Bielsko-Białą, następnie E40 przez Olkusz do Chechła.

· Z Krakowa – przez Olkusz do miejscowości Klucze i Chechło.

· Z Katowic należy się kierować w stronę Sosnowca, a następnie Olkusza, a dalej do Chechła.

 

Conservation

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Written by Administrator    Wednesday, 20 April 2011 15:38

The whole Błędowska Desert area is covered by three forms of protection:

• Natura 2000 PLH120014 "Desert Błędowska" site (1963.9 ha, notified to the Commission by the Ministry of Environment in 2004 and approved by the European Commission);

• Nests Landscape Park (12 842 ha, established in 1982, enlarged in 2005);

• Ecological Site (684 ha, 1995) - in this form of protection is part of the Natura 2000 site, on which active protection actions is planned.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 August 2011 20:10
 

Future - LIFE+ Project

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Written by Administrator    Wednesday, 20 April 2011 15:36

Due to the progressive obliteration of the Desert, the municipal authorities decided to implement a restoration program of a Desert area. For this purpose, in October 2010, the municipality of Klucze has requested to the European Commission for funding from the LIFE + project Active conservation of priority sand habitats complex (6120, 2330) in the Natura 2000 site „Błędowska Desert”. After several months of careful evaluation of the European Commission's proposal was positively evaluated. As a result project was in the list of projects slated for funding from the LIFE +. More details about the project can be found here.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 May 2012 09:37
 
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