In our country this is the most common problem. According to estimations more than 300 thousand cube meter wood is stolen yearly, which means 13-16 million EUR (4-5 billion HUF) of damage. Considering all the perpetrations only the fragments of these are successfully identified, because besides catching the perpetrators in the act there is not much more possibilities to prove their crimes.
The illegal logging, the harm done by tree theft and the mutilation of nature is a serious problem. In addition, the infrastructure that helps resting and disengagement (eg. signage, sports field, forest railroad) frequently becomes the victim of vandalism.
illegal waste dumping
After the spring-cleaning period the quantity of the illegally dumped waste is greatly increased. The perpetrators frequently don’t even take the trouble to dump their rubbish in an assigned area because often we find their mess in the middle of the hiking roads.
Quad drivers / bikers
The calm of our frequently visited forests is embarassed by off road bikers and quad drivers. Besides that they distract nature’s peace their illegal activity can cause accidents to the families participating in hiking, recreational activities in the forest.