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WE ARE PART OF THE THIRD FESTIVAL OF KITES IN VARNA

The attractive event will coincide with the Day of Varna, August 15, and will be held on the beach of Asparuhovo

Kite Festival – Varna 2015 is organized by Club “Asto – Sky Wonders” and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) – a team of enthusiasts with experience in conducting events of this kind and with ambition to turn it into one of the iconic events of Varna in summer. With its international character, this innovative and attractive cultural event contributes to the development of the specific look of the city, encourages creativity and social inclusion of different groups of participants, fosters a love of flying, birds and freedom, and the right attitude to the environment.

This year the festival is dedicated to the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats and is co-funded by the WCS with the support of the EEA Financial Mechanism 2009 – 2014.

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WHO’S HIDING IN THE WOODS AROUND?

July 16, 2015: “The Secrets of the Kamchiya riverine forest, or Who’s hiding in the woods around?” was the topic of a presentation to the children of Sanitary and Health Complex “Kamchia”, Black Sea Camp, by experts from the Wildlife Conservation Society. The training is part of the “Volunteers for Nature” project, which aims to both strengthen the capacity of volunteers in northeastern Bulgaria to implement biological monitoring, and working with children and by means of educational initiatives to promote the idea of nature conservation. The project is financed by the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area (EEA) – 2009 – 2014

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VOLUNTEERS FOR NATURE

With training for volunteers “The wonder world of KAMCHIYA – BIRDS AND PLANTS: Part I”, the Wildlife Conservation Society launched a new project, called “Volunteers for Nature”. The project aims to increase the capacity of volunteers in northeastern Bulgaria for the implementation of biological monitoring and is being implemented with funding of the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area (EEA) – 2009 – 2014.

Theoretical and practical field training of volunteers will be held in four sessions over four different seasons and includes building skills to recognize and record rare and endangered plants and birds typical of the areas of the European ecological network Natura 2000 “Kamchia” and “The Flocks” (Yatata).

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