Second project workshop

was held at Pomorie, Bulgaria


Article date: 15-04-2013 / 18-04-2013

Workshop

The second workshop has been held in Pomorie, Bulgaria, on April 16-17.

The workshop was elaborated to an international seminar for exchange of information and good practices in the management of coastal wetlands. The event took place in Pomorie Lake Visitor Center on 16 and 17 April, 2013. Host of the event was Green Balkans NGO which is the Bulgarian partner in the project.

During the first day of the seminar, presentations for the progress of their activities within the project were made by most of the project partners and namely: Regional Nature Park “Parco del Delta del Po – Emilia Romagna” (Italy), Municipality of Cervia (Italy) - presented by its mayor Mr. Roberto Zoffoli, Green Balkans NGO (Bulgaria), Regional Nature Park “Camargue” (France), Biological Station “Tour du Valat” (France) and CSME of Salins Group (France).

The project partners gave detailed information about their experience in the management of former and current salt works in Italy, France and Bulgaria, which represent valuable natural habitats protected by the EU Directives. In the meeting participated also Mr. Michele Lischi – representative of Astrale – Timesis, who is doing the monitoring of the Life project.

In the seminar participated also representatives of: Regional Inspectorate of Environment and Waters – Burgas, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Researches – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Natural History Museum of Burgas, Persina Nature Park, Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds, Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds – Great Britain, Society Terra – Burgas, University “Prof. Dr. Asen Zlatarov”- Burgas.

During the second day of the seminar the participants visited several key places from the project territory - Pomorie Lake, which is a hyper saline lagoon. They visited the dunes at the east bank of the lagoon, the canal connecting the lagoon with the Black See, as well as some of the habitats at the south-west bank of the Pomorie Lake, including the territory around the pumping stations, which is very rich in biodiversity.

For contact:
Dimitar Popov – project coordinator from the side of Green Balkans NGO
dpopov@greenbalkans.org, tel.: 0885108712


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