Knossos Run - Following the Trails of Knossos and Youchtas
Life Natura2000Value Crete participated in the Marathon race “Knossos run” on the 3rd April of 2016. According to the organisers, over 600 people participated in the event. A promotion stand of the project was placed at the central square of Archanes, being the end of the race.
The printed communication material of the project
Main tool of the communication campaign of the “LIFE Natura2000 Value Crete” project is the production of printed, electronic and promotional materials.
The following printed and promotional materials were produced during the period November-December 2015 and are available free of charge during the meetings, seminars and events organized by the project.
1. Three different posters dedicated to mountain, sea and rural-hilly areas of NATURA 2000 Network in Crete.
2. T-shirts and hats.
3. A 32-pages calendar for the year 2016.
4. A sticker.
3rd Meeting of LIFE Natura2000Value Crete Project Steering Committee
On, 4th of November, 2015, the 3rd Meeting of LIFE Natura2000Value Crete Project Steering Committee took place at the Exhibiton Premises of Natural History Museum of Crete.
Press Conference in Heraklion
A press conference took place at the Exhibiton Premises of Natural History Museum of Crete in Heraklion, on November 4th, 2015.
The main scopus of the press conference was to publicize the results of the environmental awareness survey, disseminate the environmental messages on the economic contribution of biodiversity and ecosystem services of NATURA 2000 sites to the human well-being and encourage the audience to discover the upcoming public awareness activities, such as the NATURA 2000 HALL, the printed and audiovisual material and the environmental education campaign.
Results of the environmental awareness survey on NATURA 2000 network, ecosystem services & green economy.
In order to assess perceptions, attitudes and current practises of local population of Crete with respect to NATURA 2000 network in Crete, ecosystem services and green economy, an environmental awareness survey was implemented between November 2014 to May 2015, within all 53 NATURA 2000 areas of Crete.
More specifically, questionnaires were distributed to the following stakeholders and target audiences:
“Environmental Monitoring and Assessment: Challenges and Opportunities”
3rd SCIENCE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT 2015 CONFERENCE
Aarhus, Denmark, 1-2 October 2015
Closing ceremony “BIOforLIFE”, Nicosia, 15/09/2015
In the framework of networking activities with other LIFE and non-LIFE projects, LIFE Natura2000 Value Crete participated at the Closing Ceremony of the LIFE11 INF/CY/000863 project: “BIOforLIFE - An Awareness Raising Campaign in Cyprus for appreciating biodiversity in our life” (http://www.cyprusbiodiversity.eu/), which took place on September 15 in Nicosia, Cyprus.
Networking with other LIFE projects
LIFE Natura2000Value Crete is networking with other LIFE projects!
2nd Joint Meeting of the Stakeholders Consultative Team with the LIFE Natura2000Value Crete Project Steering Committee
The 2nd Joint Meeting of the Stakeholders Consultative Team with the LIFE Natura2000Value Crete Project Steering Committee , took place on the 16th of June 2015, at the premises of the Exhibition of the Natural History Museum of Crete (NHMC), in Heraklion, Crete. The Stakeholders Consultative Team is constituted by representatives of the main productive bodies / associations of the primary sector and tourism that are being activated within the areas of NATURA 2000 network in Crete.
2nd Meeting of LIFE Natura2000Value Crete Project Steering Committee
The 2nd Meeting of LIFE Natura2000Value Crete took place on 15th of June 2015, at the premises of the Coordinating Beneficiary of the project, University of Crete – Natural History Museum of Crete.