Visit to RBAPS Romania

Some highlights from my visit to the meadows of Tarnava Mare around Sighisoara in September:dsc_0295_1

After grazers stopping to pose on the mountain meadows.

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The meadows are very short this time of year..

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But there is still lots of flowers when you look down..

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Laura Sutcliffe (left) and Láslo Demeter (right) explaining to a group of grassland enthusiasts (from EDGG conference) about the farming practices in the area.

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Lots of red-legged grasshoppers hopping about in the sunshine.

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Traditional practices still evident in the area (farmer drawing a single felled tree from the edge of the woodland area)

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All the hill sides, although appearing closely grazed, have been mown by scythe or small machinery over the summer months.

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