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The Park oglio Nord: photo description (Parco dell' Oglio Nord)

The Park oglio Nord" is located where the river oglio flows from lake Iseo and flows towards Gabbioneta and Ostiano in the Italian region of Lombardy. The river flows among steep shores, covered with forests and surrounded by cultivated fields. Here you can find a fate of the coastal forests of special biological significance, as well as the river meanders with aquatic vegetation. Not less interesting historical and architectural heritage of the Park, for example, located within the Castel, Pumenengo with the characteristic towers and a square courtyard and the castle ruins of Paratico and Roccafranca.

Despite the fact that the landscape of the Park has been significantly modified by land drainage, deforestation and intensive cultivation of poplars, there are still areas of untouched nature. The flat part of the "oglio Nord" is a dense weave of artificial reservoirs, the undergrowth of the forest, roads and farms. In ancient times between the rivers Adda, Serio and oglio splashed a freshwater sea, which was sometimes called the lake, and today here there are thickets of maple, chestnut, ash, poplar, melagrano, alder, willows, and reeds. To live in woods and hazel dormice, hedgehogs, hares, moles and toads. If you are lucky, you can see the weasel, stone marten, badger or Fox. The bird Kingdom is represented by the white and grey herons, owls, common owls, coots, woodpeckers, black blackbirds and swallows.

Recently on the territory of the Park oglio Nord", between the municipalities Cividino and Pantaleo, was discovered a huge necropolis with the remains of fortifications, dated 2-1-th centuries BC, And since in the 10-11th centuries the river oglio served as a border between the administrative regions along its banks were built, a number of relevant structures, some of which have survived in one form or another. Also in the Park you can see the 16 irrigation channels are dug in 13th to 16th centuries and used today. The main one is located on the left Bank of the river and is called Fusion.