News Release: The travelling photo exhibition of the project will be presented in the Fortress of Frangokastello on the 27th of July 2016

Event date

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 20:00 to Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 09:00

In the context of the communication activities of the project LIFE Natura2000 Value Crete, University of Crete - Natural History Museum of Crete (NHMC) a travelling photo exhibition will be placed in the castle of Frangokastello, about 12 km. east of Chora Sfakion, Municipality of Chania, on Wednesday, the 27th of July 2016 and will last until the end of August.

The exhibition is currently in the Cultural Centre of Alikampos and it will be open to the public until Tuesday, the 26th of July. Afterwards, it will be put in the castle of Frangokastello where residents of the area, visitors and tourists will have the chance to get informed of the NATURA 2000 sites in Crete,

It consists of 3 thematic sections: mountainous areas, coastal ecosystems and agro-ecosystems. Through them, activities that take place in nature are emphasised. Moreover, practices of proper exploitation of these areas such as: ecotourism, agricultural development aiming at the protection of biodiversity and the natural resources, as well as new job positions, are designated.

The aforementioned actions are implemented by the NHMC in the context of the project LIFE Natura2000Value Crete ("The ecological services, social benefits and economic value of the Ecosystem Services in Natura 2000 sites in Crete" - LIFE13 INF/GR/000188).