The meeting initiating cooperation between the institutions implementing environmental projects in the Carpathians

On 2nd and 3rd of March in Krościenko on Dunajec a meeting of cross-project was organized by the Polish Society for the Protection of Birds. Its goal was to summarize the experiences and achievements of environmental projects implemented currently in the Polish Carpathians, as well as the debate on the most important problems in the protection of nature, occurring in the region.

The meeting was attended by representatives of non-governmental organizations, national parks, landscape parks, public research institutions, as well as regional directorates of environmental protection. So diverse group of participants resulted in an interesting exchange of experience, knowledge and competence. During the presentations sesion the results of the projects, innovative solutions and good practices applied in practice was presented, as well as the difficulties and obstacles which the project implementers met.

On the first day Magdalena Bregin gave a lecture on the project “Protection of alkaline fens in southern Poland”, which outlined the main goals and objectives of the project. She also discussed the risks and problems associated with the protection of alkaline fens occurring in the Polish Carpathians and presented Naturalists’ Club activities in the area carried out under the project.

An important part of the meeting were also workshops: “How to solve key environmental problems in the Polish Carpathians.” While working in groups, the participants discussed the major hazards present in the Polish Carpathians and also worked out practical solutions and assessed the possibility of establishing partnerships in order to prevent these threats.

fot. Tomasz Wilk

fot. Tomasz Wilk

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