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nternational Day of Forests 2018 - Forests and Sustainable Cities

21.03.2018

Today, on March 21st, we celebrate International Forest Day. The theme this year is  "Forests and Sustainable Cities". More and more people in the world live in cities. According to a UN report by 2030, more than 5 billion people will live in big cities. This makes forests - the green systems of cities even more important for the quality of life of people. Here are some of the "proven" services of urban forests for the benefit of the people: •    Forests and trees store carbon, which helps mitigate the impacts of climate change in and around...

The fifth campaign for prevention of crimes against nature

31.01.2018

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 fifth 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. So far, 42 nominations have been received during the previous campaigns....

THE CAMPAIGN FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRIMES AGAINST NATURE RECOGNIZES THE BEST CONTRIBUTIONS FROM 2017

15.12.2017

On December 13th, the Press Club of BTA - Sofia awarded the nominees in the fourth edition of the campaign "I Guard the Forests and Eagles of Bulgaria". The aim of the campaign is to focus public attention on attacks against nature, which are serious crimes and often lead to biodiversity loss. The campaign distinguishes good practices in the professional sphere of the participants. The awards are an incentive for participants to do their best work and for their efforts to have meaning. Every little action contributes to positive change in public attitudes on important...

The fourth public discussion on the Action Plan for the Lesser spotted eagle in Bulgaria was held in Sofia

21.11.2017

Today, on 21.11.2017, the fourth public discussion on the Action Plan for the Lesser spotted eagle in Bulgaria was held in Sofia. "The Eagle's Forests" organized four public discussions on the Action Plan in Burgas, Sliven, Haskovo and Sofia. Representatives of institutions, associations and non-governmental organizations were invited. The purpose of the plan is to achieve a stable state of the species in the country by creating suitable conditions for increasing the size and density of the breeding population, taking up new suitable habitats by minimizing the effect...

"The Eagle's Forests" organizes public discussions on the Action Plan for Lesser spotted eagle in Bulgaria

07.11.2017

The Executive Forestry Agency and the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds organize public discussions on the Action Plan for Lesser spotted eagle in Bulgaria, which will be held as follows: - Regional public debates in Burgas (9.11.2017), Sliven (10.11.2017) and Haskovo (14.11.2017); - National Public Discussion in Sofia (21.11.2017). Representatives of institutions, associations and non-governmental organizations are invited. The draft of the plan can be downloaded here . The Action Plan is developed under the project "Preserve key forest habitats of the...

Seminar on prevention of crimes against nature in the Eastern Rhodopes

02.11.2017

More than 30 representatives of hunting and fishing associations, state institutions and nature conservation organizations discussed at the end of the last week various opportunities and joint activities for more effective conservation of wildlife in the Eastern Rhodopes. This took place within the framework of the two-day seminar, dedicated to the prevention of crimes against nature, organized by the Rewilding Rhodopes and the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds. The seminar was attended by representatives of the Executive Forestry Agency, Regional...