Umbria Green Heart

by mirko

Umbria can be defined as the green heart of Italy with good reason, several parks and environmental reserves have been established on its surface, preserving the native flora and fauna in the region.

The main regional parks are those of Trasimeno, Colfiorito, Nera and Monte Subasio.
While on its regional there is a part of the Sibillini National Park.

The Trasimeno Park covers the surface of the lake and presents within it the pleasant diversity of plant and animal organisms, the latter represented by the lake's ichthyofauna and by the enormous variety of migratory and non-migratory birds that populate the shores and reeds of the lake.

Colfiorito looks like a swampy environment, even in the latter there is a great variety of birds.
The Nera Park develops along the course of the river mainly of torrential character, and it is possible to admire in the park the majestic gorges carved by the erosion of the waters.

The Monte subasio Park fully represents the sacredness of the Franciscan message, in fact a large part of the park is located under the municipality of Assisi, the birthplace of St. Francis, even here it is possible to witness the great biodiversity, in particular the wolf and the Golden Eagle.
The Monti Sibillini National Park is the largest by extension and also laps the Marche region. The immense biodiversity includes the wolf and some very rare specimens of brown bear.

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