21st May is European Natura 2000 day


Today, 21st May, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the EU LIFE Program and the adoption of the Habitats Directive and Natura 2000 Network. Since May 21st, 1992, they have all contributed to the preservation of our European nature heritage. The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action. The general objective of LIFE is to contribute to the implementation, updating and development of EU environmental and climate policy and legislation by co-financing projects with European added value.  Since now LIFE has...

Working meeting of The Eagle’s Forests Project


A meeting of the management and implementation team of  The Eagle’s Forests Project was held today in the Executive Forest Agency. The meeting reviewed the progress of the project. It was about the forthcoming inventory of the SF - Krumovgrad, the international conference dedicated to the small spotted eagle in Burgas in October, the development of the Forestry measures of the Rural Development Program. The date 18 June was set for public discussion on the Action plan for the conservation of the Little Spotted Eagle.

International Day of Migratory birds 2017: "Their future is our future - a healthy environment for birds and humans"


The International Day of Migratory Birds is celebrated on 10th May. The theme of all the events that are organized in dozens of countries around the world this year is: "Their future is our future" in the context of "Sustainable development for the wild world and people." The International Day of Migratory Birds 2017 highlights the interrelationship between humans and nature and between human beings and migratory birds, sharing the same planet and the same limited resources. The campaign aims to draw public attention to the need for sustainable management of natural...

The fourth campaign for prevention of crimes against nature


The Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds and the Executive Forestry Agency have started the campaign for prevention of crimes against nature "I guard the forests and eagles of Bulgaria" for the fourth year. The campaign accepts nominations of both professionals and amateurs who have contributed to the prevention of crimes against nature. The aim is they to be encouraged and to be an example of the whole society with their active position and high professional standards. Examples of crimes against nature are the illegal capture of animals from wildlife and...

International Conference on the Conservation of the Lesser Spotted Eagle


First announcement International Conference on the Conservation of the Lesser Spotted Eagle (Aquila pomarina) 11-14 October 2017, Burgas, Bulgaria The BSPB/BirdLife Bulgaria and the Project Team of the EU LIFE project “Eagle Forests”, have the pleasure to invite you to the International Conference on the Lesser Spotted Eagle, aiming to gather species experts from all European range countries to share their experience. The main topics to be discussed at the conference are: -    update on the International Action...

Тhe Forest Week 2017


Тhe Forest Week 2017 was officially opened today at The National History Museum in Sofia. The week is celebrated from 1925.  This year the motto of the celebration is "The forest is life".