Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)
Remaining stocks of alder-ash-softwood forests as well as hardwood forests with elms and oaks that have become extremely rare throughout Germany
July 11, 2017
Mystic oaks and mighty ash and elm trees testify that earlier the groundwater was breaking down into hardwood
has flooded for days or weeks. This has left a lasting mark on the vegetation and at the same time explains the emergence of the name "Kerpener Bruch". Today, such events are no longer possible due to the lowering of groundwater in brown coal mining.The water supply of the Erft is regulated by weirs and transverse structures. They have changed the water balance of the river in this area. Here you will get an impression of how the extensive water system of the Erft played a lasting role in shaping the landscape.
April 5, 2018
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