Slovakia has released a stamp on year of forests.The issue is dedicated to the National Park Poloniny.This park is the eastern-most Slovak large protected area. It lies on the Slovak-Polish-Ukrainian border.
The forests are dominant in the national park – they cover more than 90% of the area. Those most precious ones are declared to be the national natural preserves or natural preserves to protect the old forest community.
They are unique for human-impacted or only slightly impacted forests called primeval forests. It is a community where everything flows in an integrated circle. It represents the peak of natural ecosystems.