Welcome to the sixth issue of our journal about the natural world in the Western Carpathian mountain range. As you might have noticed in the previous issues, we have been striving to achieve the right balance between expertise and readability so that all nature lovers interested in what is going on in the natural world around them or in new discoveries can find what they are looking for.

We hope to continue to provide you with exciting texts that will engage you for years to come. You will find information that will help you understand the complexitites of the relationships in our environment and to discover the mysteries of nature. You will be presented with scientific perspectives on environmental issues which will enable you to better grasp the role the humankind plays/people play in the processes of the natural world of which they are a part.

This journal is listed on the List of Peer-Reviewed Periodicals without impact factor published in the Czech Republic.

The journal is abstracted and indexed by the Zoological Record database and by Google Scholar.

Zaměření a poslání časopisu

Odborné recenzované periodium (ISSN 1804-2732)

Časopis Acta Carpathica Occidentalis uveřejňuje příspěvky přinášející původní výsledky přírodovědného výzkumu především z regionu Karpat České a Slovenské republiky. Dále personálie, recenze a krátká sdělení faunistického nebo floristického průzkumu a výsledky výzkumu v oblasti ekologické výchovy a příbuzných témat.

První číslo časopisu vyšlo v roce 2010. Časopis vznikl přidělením ISSN čísla Národní technickou knihovnou v Praze dne 1.3.2010.

Joint publication of Museum of the Moravian Wallachia region, Vsetín, Czech Republic (Horní náměstí 2, Vsetín 755 01, IČ: 00098574) and Museum of Southwest Moravia Zlín (Vavrečkova 7040, P.O. BOX 175, 760 01 ZLÍN, IČ: 089982)

Contact Information

Dr. Lukáš Spitzer, Muzeum regionu Valašsko, Horní náměstí 2, 755 01 Vsetín, Phone: +420 603 304 911, E-mail: aco@muzeumvalassko.cz

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Lukáš Spitzer. (Wallachian Regional Museum)

Deputy Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Dušan Trávníček (Museum of Southwest Moravia Zlín )

Deputy Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Jana Tkačíková (Beskyd Museum, Frýdek-Místek)

Editors
Dr. Martin Dančák, Faculty of Science, Palacký University Olomouc
Mgr. Karel Fajmon, Bílé Karpaty PLA Administration/Management
Dr. Vladimír Hula, Mendel University Brno
Dr. Růžena Gregorová, Moravian Museum
Dr. Oldřich Nedvěd, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia České Budějovice
Dr. Milan J. Půček, National Museum of Agriculture, Prague

Pro autory

Review Process and Timeline

The journal is published annually at the end of the year. Manuscripts for peer review are to be submitted by the end of June. Contributions are accepted by email to the publisher's email address. Other manuscripts are accepted only when the issue is not complete/full. The Editorial Board votes for or against submitting contributions for peer review. Authors will be provided with at least two expert opinions/assessments so that they can incorporate into their papers. Contributions to the "News & Personals" section are not subject to review.

Instructions for Authors

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