News Release: The photo exhibition of the project LIFE Natura2000 Value Crete will be presented in Fourfouras village until the 30th of November 2016

Event date

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 09:00 to Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 09:00

In the context of the celebration of EuroBirdwatch16, the University of Crete - Natural History Museum of Crete will be presenting a photo exhibition at the Hall of the Municipal Council of Fourfouras village, Municipality of Amari, from 3/10/2016 to 30/11/2016.

The purpose of this event is to raise awareness of the general public, students and teachers concerning the protection of avian species and the achievement of their active participation into various environmental issues.

The photo exhibition consists of material from NATURA 2000 sites of Crete. It is divided into 3 thematic sections: mountain, coastal and agricultural ecosystems. The exhibition designates activities that take part in nature, sustainable practices of tourism, agricultural development aiming at the conservation of biodiversity and natural resources, as well as new job positions.

The aforementioned action is being implemented by NHMC, within the context of the project "LIFE Natura2000 Value Crete" ("The ecological services, social benefits and economic value of the Ecosystem Services in Natura 2000 sites in Crete" - LIFE13 INF/GR/000188 – funded by Ministry of Environment and Energy). Cooperators of NHMC are the Decentralized Administration of Crete - Directorate of Coordination and Supervision of Forests and the Hellenic Ornithological Society (HOS).