Society for conservation, research and sustainable
development of the Dinaric ecosystems
Dinaric Mountains are young, folded mountain chain in the western part of the Balkan Peninsula running from Tolmin area where they border on Alps, running along the Adriatic sea and spanning to the Prokletije in Kosovo and Albania.
Some of the Northern part of Dinaric Mountains is a large and merged area of preserved nature with unique conservation value. Wider area of Snežnik form, together with Gorski Kotar in Croatia, the biggest continuous forest complex in Central Europe. Most of the area is covered by fir-beech forest(Abieti-Fagetum dinaricum) in which four tree species dominate; beech (Fagus sylvatica), fir (Abies alba), spruce (Picea abies) and sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus).
“Society for Conservation, Research and Sustainable Development of the Dinaric Alps – Dinaricum” is a non-governmental, non-profit organization of individuals, who are actively involved in various activities in the area of Dinaric Alps. Dinaricum is working on issues regarding protection, research and sustainable development of the Dinaric Alps. It combined interested individuals and experts from various fields (biologists, foresters, agronomists, geneticists, veterinarians, sociologists, etc.). Association is open to all who are interested in nature of Dinaric Alps and research, conservation and sustainable development of the area. Foreign nationals can also join. Our work is voluntary.
President of the society: Rudi Kraševec
Cashier: Živa Hanc
Vice president: Urša Fležar
Secretary: Nina Škrk