A popular tourist destination, the town has long had a problem with animals including foxes, deer and even bears foraging in its bins and often becoming a tourist attraction themselves.
Boasting a total prize pot of PLN 50,000, the winner will receive PLN 19,000 whilst other cash rewards will be handed out to the most sustainable project as well as that deemed to be most in tune with “the principles of universal design”.
A Brazilian monkey’s chances of seeing Morskie Oko, a lake set high in the Tatra Mountains and one of Poland’s leading tourist destinations, were ruined when National Park rangers sent it and its owners packing.
The wheelchair, with one wheel, a bucket-like seat and four grip-holds to help move it up the mountain, came to the attention of officials at the Tatra Mountains National Park after an employee launched a crowdfunding campaign to buy one for her disabled sister.
Local man Piotr Łaś from Zakopane had been out hiking on one of the mountain trails in the Tatra National Park when he spotted the small bear rolling down the snow-covered slope.
Two men have survived a Saturday avalanche in the Tatra mountain range in south Poland, PAP learnt from local rescuers.
Due to the threat of coronavirus, the authorities of the Tatra National Park (TNP) in southern Poland have taken the decision to close the facility to tourists from Friday, the park's directorate has announced.
The 6,000 volunteers covered 300 km and 139 peaks to clean up the mess left by the 4 million tourists who visit the mountain range every year.