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Fourth meeting of the Transboundary Wetland Management Technical Group

27 Apr 2021

Fourth meeting of the Transboundary Wetland Management Technical Group

The 4th meeting of the Transboundary Wetland Management Technical Group (TWMTG) was carried out online on Monday 26th April, with the participation of representatives from the national parks and the protected areas of the Prespa basin, as well as environmental NGOs working for the conservation of the area. 

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Collective decisions on the management of Prespa’s wetlands

26 Feb 2021

Collective decisions on the management of Prespa’s wetlands

On 26th February the annual Wetland Management Committee (WMC) meeting was held; the WMC is an advisory committee which functions under the Management Body for the Prespa National Park (MBPNP). At this year’s meeting, the 14th such event, subjects such as wetland vegetation management, the fluctuation of the water level in Lesser Prespa Lake and developments in the waterbird populations were discussed, as well as other issues related to fisheries, such as the dates of the closed season for 2021.

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The first pelican chicks of the year have hatched, but is this good or bad news?

17 Feb 2021

The first pelican chicks of the year have hatched, but is this good or bad news?

November and December of 2020 saw some of the highest temperatures recorded in Greece in the last century, and pelicans across the country were lulled into a false sense of security! In Messolonghi, Karla and Prespa the first eggs hatched earlier than in any previous year.

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