In the area of Zemné hradisko, which is a part of Site of Community Importance Horný Vrch, we succeeded by conservation management. The Russian bugloss (Echium russicum) is in our country as well as in the European Union the protected plant species – the species of European interest. This species has one of the most numerous populations in Slovakia on locality Zemné hradisko (SCI Horný vrch). The project restoration measures tripled the suitable habitat of this species (from 4 hectares to 12 hectares). The species is already established in restored areas and performed here unusually abundant flowering – 23 flowering stems!