The Beauty of the Marshes

The vast Ljubljana Marshes, stretching for miles south and west of Ljubljana (covering 163 square kilometers, almost 1% of the territory of Slovenia!), are beautiful (and flat and open and near, so we often fly our kites there). But they are beautiful in their own, stubborn, unyielding way – they can be inhospitable, even threatening. … Read more

Iški Morost Nature Reserve Revisited

ški morost – Iška Moor – is a true gem in the larger setting of Ljubljana Marshes landscape park. Strictly protected and intricately managed by DOPPS – Birdlife Slovenia it is a remnant of once vast marshy grasslands, shrubs and flood forests that used to cover the Ljubljana Marshes, an immensely important habitat of many … Read more