News Release: Organisation of a workshop by the project ''LIFE Natura2000 Value Crete'' in the Municipality of Gortyna, 10th of May 2017

Event date

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 17:30

The workshop of the project LIFE Natura2000Value Crete took place in Agioi Deka, Municipality of Gortyna on the 10th of May 2017 and it is the 11th of a series of 24 workshops which will be held in all of the Municipalities of Crete in the context of the project's actions. Topic covered in the workshop was ''NATURA 2000 sites: Opportunity or obstacle for the development?" with the aim of informing the public concerning the NATURA 2000 sites at national and local level and the socio-economic benefits provided by nature and wildlife. In addition, attendants were given the chance to discuss issues the local community deals with, and exchange ideas on suitable solutions and investment opportunities in the area. During the workshop, the new documentary of the project was presented to the attendants who discussed its content with the scientists of NHMC.