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Presplorers visit the areas under management

23 Nov 2018

Presplorers visit the areas under management

The members of Presplorers made a visit to the areas that are being managed by the project, where they were able to have an up-close look at the mowing taking place in the reedbed and what has been happening to the cut reeds.

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Ongoing photography workshops for the Presplorers

16 Nov 2018

Ongoing photography workshops for the Presplorers

A photographer and an art historian from the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography took the Presplorers on a journey through the history of photography

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Management of the wetland is at full swing!

13 Nov 2018

Management of the wetland is at full swing!

Under this autumn’s good weather, the field team of the project LIFE15 NAT/GR/936 – Prespa Waterbirds continues the cutting of wetland vegetation in the northern part of Lake Lesser Prespa.

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Reedbed management has started

15 Oct 2018

Reedbed management has started

The most important action of the LIFE Prespa Waterbirds project has begun! The SPP field team, equipped with the appropriate machinery, started the management of the reedbed of Lesser Prespa Lake.

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Presplorers’ autumn activities got off to a great start!

02 Oct 2018

Presplorers’ autumn activities got off to a great start!

The project team organised a photography competition for the children and teenagers of Prespa at the public library in Laimos, on the theme of “The Spirit of Exploration”.

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This year’s monitoring of waterbird populations has been completed

02 Oct 2018

This year’s monitoring of waterbird populations has been completed

Last week, the project’s field team visited the pelicans’ colonies in Lesser Prespa Lake. By this time of the year, the pelicans’ breeding season has already finished and birds have left the colonies.

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 Contribution to the management of incidences of disease outbreaks in waterbirds in the Prespa National Park

18 Jul 2018

Contribution to the management of incidences of disease outbreaks in waterbirds in the Prespa National Park

The creation of the material of the A5 action was completed with the production of three printed materials

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Arrival-Departure

27 Jun 2018

Arrival-Departure

Pygmy cormorants nest in mixed colonies together with heron species, such as great white egrets, little egrets and glossy ibis, as well as grey, squacco, night and purple herons.

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The sluice of Koula opened

11 May 2018

The sluice of Koula opened

On the 10th of May, the sluice of Koula opened, following the decisions of the 11th meeting of the WMC. The water level of Lesser Prespa reached a sufficient level and has already flooded many wet meadows, 

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Pilot vegetation cutting in the mouth of Lefkonas

11 Apr 2018

Pilot vegetation cutting in the mouth of Lefkonas

The pilot vegetation cutting in the mouth of Lefkonas stream was completed, giving useful feedback on the effectiveness of the 

 

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