News Release: The project "LIFE Natura2000Value Crete" organises a workshop at the Municipality of Viannos, on the 15th of June 2017

In the context of the communication strategy of the project "LIFE Natura2000Value Crete", the University of Crete - Natural History Museum of Crete (NHMC), in collaboration with the Municipality of Viannos and ANIMA are organising a workshop entitled: "NATURA 2000 Sites: Ally or enemy of the social prosperity?". The workshop will take place on Thursday, the 15th of June 2017, in the City Hall of Viannos (Ano Viannos) at 10.00 a.m. Following the workshop, griffon vultures will be released close to the entrance Chondros gorge (church of Ag. Rafail - Chondros village). 

The programme of the workshop is the following: 

  • 10.00 - 10.10: Registration
  • 10.10 - 10.40: Documentary of the project LIFE Natura2000Value Crete
  • 10.40 - 10.55: Tania Ploumi, Environmentalist MSc (University of Crete - Natural History Museum of Crete): ''NATURA 2000 Network and its benefits"
  • 10.55 - 11.10: Eleutheria Chatzaki, In charge of the Political Protection of the Municipality of Viannos: ''NATURA 2000 site in Viannos region''
  • 11.10 - 11.30: Emmanouil Psarologakis, President of the Hunting Association of Viannos: ''Tracing back to the origins of the Hunting Association and its environmentally-friendly activities''
  • 11.30 - 11.45: Stavros Xirouchakis, Dr. Biologist-Ornithologist (University of Crete - Natural History Museum of Crete): ''Ecosystem Services of the Wildlife'' 
  • 12.00: Release of griffon vultures 

Για περισσότερες πληροφορίες:

NHMC, Ploumi Tania: 2810-393293, e-mail:

NHMC, Kiriakopoulou Niki: 2810-393291, e-mail: