THE LINNAEUS TRAILS

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Nodes along the Husby Trail

1. Luthbommen

This point marks the start of the he Husby Trail - are you ready for an exciting adventure? The trail winds its way from the neat parks of the city to the rolling fields and dark forrests.

2. Fyrisån (Fyris river)

Even if the Fyris River] is the same as it was in the days of Linnaeus, it has changed a great deal. In the old days the river would often flood but now the progression of the water is regulated through the dam. On the other side of the river is a water gauge, which you can use to read the current water level compared to the normal level.

3. Librovallen

Frogs, insects and birds thrive in the lush vegetation along the Fyris River The blue and yellow sea of flowers that blooms here in the early summer consists of Comfrey and Turkish Rocket and the air is abuzz with insects, and in particular bumble bees.

4. Stabby

Take a walk through the woods next to Stabby rectory and test yourself - how many trees can you name? Recognizing the trees when they are leafless is particularly tricky... Underneath the trees there are more discoveries to be made since there are both ancient remains and rare species in the surrounding area.

5. Librobäcken

Do you know why some streams run in a straight line while others are winding? Librobäcken (Libro brook) separates the flat, neat fields. There are plenty of hideouts and secret nooks and crannies for jumping deer and huddled small birds - which ones can you discover?

6. Börje kyrka

In this spot you can hear birds singing all year round! Become a landscape detective, and discover that this place is full of clues to ancient times. Between the forest and the expansive fields, with the city as a backdrop there are cryptic messages in the ground, in the shape of the trees and in the odd plantlife - can you decipher them?