The Return of the Neophron participated in a joint meeting of the LIFE NATURE projects in Bulgaria

15.10.2015
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On 7 and 8 October 2015 in Koshov village near Rousse the fifth meeting of the LIFE projects was held. The meeting is organized every autumn and is hosted by one of the beneficiaries of the projects. This year was hosted by WWF and their project Free Fish, which is implemented in partnership with the Directorate of "Rusenski Lom" Nature Park.

The meeting aimed to discuss important technical and financial issues related to changes in the management of the LIFE program in the EC and to present the new projects for Bulgaria, which start in 2015.  Officers from the LIFE Nature Unit of the European Commission - Mr. Simon Goss and Mrs. Brunhilde Rack, Mr. Ivaylo Zafirov, and Mr. Stoyan Yotov who monitors Bulgarian projects attended the meeting.

Besides BSPB and "The Return of the Neophron", the meeting was attended also by:

• EVN and the project “Life for Safe Grid
• WWF and the project “Riparian Forests
• BBF and the project "The Salt of Life"
• EFA and the project “The Eagle’s Forests
• Foundation Information and Nature Conservation and the project "Sustainable Herbal Harvest in Bulgaria"
• Green Balkans and the project "Greater chance for Lesser Kestrel in Bulgaria"
• FWFF and the project “Life for the Kresna Gorge”.

During the meeting the new projects of BSPB - Land for LIFE, and of Green Balkans and FWFF for the Black Vulture Conservation were also presented.

Photo: Green Balkans
Photo: Green Balkans
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