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„Legal regulations on utilization of the Piska Forest over the centuries”
 
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GRACJAN GIŻEJEWSKI   

Polska
Submission date: 2022-04-10
Final revision date: 2022-06-12
Acceptance date: 2022-07-18
Online publication date: 2022-08-18
Publication date: 2022-08-18
 
KMW 2022;317(2):235–251
 
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ABSTRACT
Over the years, the Piska Forest has not been completely uninhabited and unusable. Fish in numerous lakes, game and bees attracted new settlers. The privileges for the residents of the settlement by the castle at Pisz providing the right to fish freely, maintain apiaries and hunt, presented by the commander of Balga and the Natangian advocate Ulryk Fricke on 10th November 1367. This paper discusses other legal regulations, in context of the mentioned privileges, regarding different forms of utilization of Piska Forest up to 1945. Furthermore, this paper describes how these legal changes influenced the local communities inhabiting this forest complex over the centuries. Additionally, it includes information about i.a. equipment used during fishing, fishery and forestry administration, or additional duties of residents during hunting.
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