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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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The 11th meeting of the Wetland management Committee (WMC)

10 Apr 2018

The 11th meeting of the Wetland management Committee (WMC)

The annual meeting of the Wetland management Committee (WMC) was held on the 29th of March. This meeting was exceptionally important because 

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Higher water levels of the Lake

30 Mar 2018

Higher water levels of the Lake

Spring is here, in Lake Lesser Prespa, where the wet meadows are flooding and a large number of birds gather to feed. 

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First meeting of the Transboundary Wetland Management Committee

28 Mar 2018

First meeting of the Transboundary Wetland Management Committee

Yesterday, the first meeting of the Transboundary Wetland Management Committee took place at the Society for the Protection of Prespa, in Laimos.

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