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Electric fencing placed in areas of Opagia and Slatina Plateos

02 Sep 2020

Electric fencing placed in areas of Opagia and Slatina Plateos

As part of work to conserve wet meadows, as well as pilot actions for the prevention of damage by wild boar, solar-powered electric fencing was placed along areas of Opagia and Slatina Plateos during the summer of 2020. 

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Learning about

04 Aug 2020

Learning about

With the endeavour to deliver the Prespa region’s first transboundary virtual summer school for students from the three countries sharing the Prespa lakes having come to an end, we cannot help being delighted with the results and grateful for the co-operative spirit in which this summer school on wetland management and monitoring was organised and delivered.

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Completion of vegetation monitoring activities

31 Jul 2020

Completion of vegetation monitoring activities

Multiple vegetation monitoring activities have been successfully completed by our colleagues from Tour du Valat. Activities included the development of vegetation development in areas that were managed under the project in 2018 and 2019.

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The virtual summer school on

22 Jul 2020

The virtual summer school on "Wetland Management and Monitoring" started

This Monday we began our virtual transboundary summer school on “Wetland Management and Monitoring”. Students from Albania, North Macedonia and Greece are meeting online for the next two weeks and will learn more about the many different and interconnected aspects of wetland management, as well as exchanging knowledge and experience with their peers. 

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Wetland Habitat mapping in Greece

10 Jul 2020

Wetland Habitat mapping in Greece

As part of the LIFE project, an assessment of the habitat types found in the littoral zone and the streams of Lake Lesser Prespa.

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Virtual summer school on “Wetland Management and Monitoring”

24 Jun 2020

Virtual summer school on “Wetland Management and Monitoring”

The Society for the Protection of Prespa, together with its PrespaNet partners MES and PPNEA, is organising a transboundary virtual summer school on “Wetland Management and Monitoring”, 20th-31st July.
 

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Establishment of a fire station for Prespa

14 Jun 2020

Establishment of a fire station for Prespa

Today’s establishment of a fire station in Prespa is an exceptionally important event, which has come following years of requests from many residents and organisations in the area.

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Preparation for virtual summer school

12 Jun 2020

Preparation for virtual summer school

The preparations for July’s Summer School on Wetland Management and Monitoring have begun! Specially filmed videos, interactive presentations, and a variety of different means for digital delivery, are being developed for the summer school, as it will take place entirely online this year.

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World Biodiversity Day 2020

22 May 2020

World Biodiversity Day 2020

Today we’re celebrating the International Day for Biological Diversity in solidarity with our PrespaNet partners!

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Arrival - Departure 2020

19 May 2020

Arrival - Departure 2020

Waterbirds monitoring activities continue intensively, as we approach summer and the breeding process is at its peak. To monitor the populations of pygmy cormorants and herons nesting in mixed colonies in dense and inaccessible reedbeds of Lesser Prespa, the SPP uses a combination of methods, including flight line counts (aka the "Arrival-Departure" method), which was implemented yesterday.

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