“Danube-Carpathian Programme” has begun work to provide a conservation status of “virgin forests monument of nature” unique stretch of forests on the Dniester steep hill area located within the Zhydachiv County.
Our experts have discovered the unique survived stands of natural forests within Zhydachiv County of Lviv Province. It is part of the once widespread oak and beech forests of the Upper Dniester. The complex terrain conditions (the forest is located on steep hills along the Dniester) and special status (riparian forests) have helped to protect this forest with old-growth oaks, beeches, lime trees and rich wildlife.
The total square footage located in the Khodorivske and Zhuravske Forestry Units of Stryiske State Forestry Enterprise is about 110 hectares.