Document of Foundation
Decree of foundation mentioned in 1.1. gives a very detailed specification of the functions of the National Park. Here a summary of aims is given according to chapter 1.5. of the Management and Development Plan prepared in 1990 the Hortobágy National Park has to:
- protect and improve the characteristic natural values of Hortobágy and preserve the peculiar landscape, flora and fauna of Hortobágy,
- safeguard undisturbed breeding and migration of the specific avifauna of the Hortobágy,
- preserve and interpret in authentic form the traditional way of life of the plains, the ancient breeds of domestic animals, cultural values and historical monuments of the Hortobágy, considering their outstanding national and international importance."