In Situ Conservation: Case Study Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Branislav Cvjetković
  • Milan Mataruga
  • Dalibor Ballian
  • Rifet Terzić
  • Vanja Daničić
Part of the Advances in Global Change Research book series (AGLO, volume 65)


The total area under protection on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina is around 2% with tendency to increase. The conservation of forest ecosystems “in situ” in Bosnia and Herzegovina is comprises: natural reserves, national parks, groups of trees or individual trees and seed stands. There are 2 Strict Nature Reserves, 4 National Parks, 16 Natural Monuments, 5 Protected Landscape and 2 protected areas with sustainable use of natural resources. The total area of delineated forest seed sources is 2154.93 ha 212 which consist of 121 coniferous and 88 deciduous species. The management in all in-situ areas is prescribed by law and rulebooks.


In situ conservation Bosnia and Herzegovina 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Branislav Cvjetković
    • 1
  • Milan Mataruga
    • 1
  • Dalibor Ballian
    • 2
  • Rifet Terzić
    • 3
  • Vanja Daničić
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of ForestryUniversity of Banja LukaBanja LukaBosnia and Herzegovina
  2. 2.Faculty of ForestryUniversity of SarajevoSarajevoBosnia and Herzegovina
  3. 3.Faculty of Natural SciencesUniversity of TuzlaTuzlaBosnia and Herzegovina

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