4th Meeting of the Coordination Commission of LIFE Natura2000Value Crete
The 4th meeting of the Coordination Commission of the project LIFE Natura2000Value Crete, was held on Monday 6th of June 2016, in the premises of the Natural History Museum of Crete.
Presentation of the closure of the "3 X Environment" Project
The project “3xEnvironment – Three campaigns integrating the SMEs sector and their surroundings in the efforts to protect the environment”, with which cooperates the "LIFE Natura2000Value Crete" project, was completed on 30 April 2016.
News Release: Celebration of the Pan-European Day for the NATURA 2000 Network in Axos village, Mylopotamos
The 21st of May is dedicated to the NATURA 2000 Network by the European Union. ''LIFE Natura2000 Value Crete'' celebrated that day organising an event in Axos village, Mylopotamos, in collaboration with ANIMA (Hellenic wildlife care association) and the Cultural Association of Axos – Livada, on Sunday 29th of May. The highlight of the event was the release of 5 wild raptors (Gyps fulvus) in the local gorge.
Video clip of the coverage of the educational seminar for journalists and journalism students
Video clip prepared by KRHTH TV of the coverage of the educational seminar organised by the University of Crete-Natural History Museum of Crete on Saturday, the 16th of April 2016. The seminar was attended by journalists, journalism students and people from the general public.
News Release: LIFE Natura2000Value Crete celebrates the Pan-European Day for the Natura 2000 Network in Axos village, Municipality of Mylopotamos
On the occasion of the "Pan-European Day for the Natura 2000 Network" (21st of May), the University of Crete (UoC) - Natural History Museum of Crete (NHMC) organises an open event in order to inform people of the protected areas of NATURA 2000 Network in Crete, on Sunday, the 29th of May, 2016 at 10 p.m. in Axos village, Municipality of Mylopotamos.
Participation of LIFE Natura2000Value Crete in the 53rd World Congress of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA)
The 53rd World Congress of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) was held in Turin Italy between the 20th and 22nd of April 2016. “Tasting the Landscape” was the title of the Congress in which at least 1300 participants had been preregistered.
News Release: Educational seminar for journalists, journalism students and mass media professionals
An educational seminar was held on Saturday, 16th of April in the National History Museum of Crete, as a part of the action D1 (Training seminars for the target audiences) of LIFE Natura2000Value Crete. The target groups of the seminars include people who are active in NATURA 2000 sites or deal with environmental issues.
5th Festival of Traditional Varieties Seeds Exchange
LIFE Natura2000Value Crete participated in the 5th Festival of Traditional Varieties Seeds Exchange in Pyrgos, Municipality of Archanes - Asterousia, on Sunday the 10th of April 2016. The festival has been organised by the Local Group of the Alternative Community Peliti since 2012, aiming at the promotion of organic farming, alternative agricultural methods, the conservation of traditional seeds, the free exchange of goods and the solidarity among the local communities.
Participation of the project in the 3rd Nikiforeios run
LIFE Natura2000Value Crete participated in the 3rd Nikiforeios run organised by the following: Department of Athletics of the Municipality of Rethymno and Rethymno Health Run with the support of the Regional Unit of Rethymno and the Cultural Associations of the Municipal Unit of Nikiforos Fokas and the Greek Mountaineering Club of Rethymno. The event aimed at motivating the public to paricipate, regardless of age, in athletic activities and at the same time designating, through sports, the historic value and natural beauty of the Municipality of Rethymno.
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.