Upper Raba River Spawning Grounds
The purpose of the Project is to regain the original characteristics of the Raba River and its valley, particularly the restoration of natural, alluvial channels of the river and its tributaries, restoration and protection of floodplains in the context of channel retention and biological development and indirectly, decreasing the water temperature in summer, which affects the characteristic aquatic fauna.
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Ambiente e infrastrutture
The project implementation focuses on a valley of the Raba River between Lubiem and Stroza as well as Krzczonówka and Trzebunka, where the natural path of the river has been modified in the past by the human intervention (small dams, gabion fencings off river channels, etc.). These alterations are at the origin of the deterioration in the fish environment as well as the simplification of the geomorphologic feature of the river causing the disappearance of characteristic water weeds and riparian flora, as well as autochthon fish species
The main Project objective is the reconstruction of the natural alluvial channel of the Raba River and of its tributaries Krzczonówka Stream and Trzebunka Stream. It improves the stream storage capacity and biological structure, and indirectly helps to reduce water temperatures in the summer, which affect the characteristic aquatic fauna. Moreover, the Project will be the propagation of good practice in mountain rivers maintenance among designers, contractors and administrative officials of various levels
The project finances the revitalization of the Raba River channel by furnishing an access to spawning grounds in the Raba River tributaries for the protected fish species, creating an erodible corridor and uplifting the natural riffle crest in Krzczonówka Stream. Training courses, ecological education and conferences will be organized as well.
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Numero del progetto: 7F-07439.01