News und Meldungen vom Neckarsteig

From calendar week 7, a timber harvesting measure will be continued in the Neckargemünder forest in the area of the Bockfelsenhütte on Kastanienberg, which was interrupted in spring 2023 due to the onset of sap flow and the resulting increased risk of bark damage.

The forestry office of the Rhine-Neckar district therefore urgently requests that the barriers be observed; violations will be punished.
As it is not possible to block all access to the forest - for example from the gardens of local residents - residents are asked for their own safety to refrain from using their usual (short) routes for the duration of the felling.
Depending on the weather, it is possible that the forest roads may be affected by the use of machinery. However, as soon as the lion's share of the harvested timber has been removed, the damage to the paths will of course be repaired, thus ensuring that the popular recreational forest will once again be fully accessible to forest visitors in the coming years.
The district forestry office asks for your understanding for the necessary and temporary restriction of the forest's recreational function, which is expected to last until the end of February.

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