ECO KARST Ecosystem services of karst protected areas – driving force of local sustainable development

  • ECO KARST - First round of workshops with stakeholders completed with the workshop in Kalkalpen National park
    - 02-08-2018
    First round of workshops with stakeholders completed with the workshop in Kalkalpen National park

    On July 2, 2018, representatives of Kalkalpen National park organized their first workshop with stakeholders. This way, a first round of workshops with stakeholders in ECO KARST project is successfully completed.  Numerous experts from...

  • ECO KARST - Workshop with project stakeholders held in Žumberak-Samoborsko gorje Nature park
    - 02-08-2018
    Workshop with project stakeholders held in Žumberak-Samoborsko gorje Nature park

    On June 12, 2018, Žumberak-Samoborsko gorje Nature park organized their first workshop with stakeholders in the Eco Centre Slani dol. The workshop named „Ecosystem services mapping and Pro Biodiversity businesses identification“gathered 30...

  • ECO KARST - WORKSHOP WITH PROJECT STAKEHOLDERS HELD IN BIJAMBARE PROTECTED LANDSCAPE
    - 27-06-2018
    WORKSHOP WITH PROJECT STAKEHOLDERS HELD IN BIJAMBARE PROTECTED LANDSCAPE

    After successful workshops organized in Hungary, Romania, Croatia, Slovenia and Serbia, project partners from Bosnia and Herzegovina also organized their first workshop with stakeholders. Workshop was held on June 21, 2018 in the educational...

  • ECO KARST - FIRST WORKSHOP WITH PROJECT STAKEHOLDERS HELD IN TARA NATIONAL PARK
    - 26-06-2018
    FIRST WORKSHOP WITH PROJECT STAKEHOLDERS HELD IN TARA NATIONAL PARK

    Tara National park, ECO KARST pilot area in Serbia, organized their first workshop with stakeholders on June 19, 2018 in hotel Cepter Drina in Bajina Bašta. On this occasion, 40 stakeholders from the various sectors gathered, including local...

  • ECO KARST - STAKEHOLDERS' WORKSHOP SUCCESSFULLY ORGANIZED IN NOTRANJSKA REGIONAL PARK
    - 26-06-2018
    STAKEHOLDERS' WORKSHOP SUCCESSFULLY ORGANIZED IN NOTRANJSKA REGIONAL PARK

    In the period from June 13 to June 14, 2018 Notranjska Regional park  organized their first workshop with stakeholders in Cerknica, Slovenia.  The main objectives of the workshop were to inform relevant stakeholders in Notranjska Regional...

  • ECO KARST - Apuseni Nature Park successfully organized the first workshop with stakeholders
    - 13-06-2018
    Apuseni Nature Park successfully organized the first workshop with stakeholders

    On June 7, 2018, Apuseni Nature Park organized their first workshop with stakeholders in Vârtop, Romania. The main objectives of the workshop were to inform relevant stakeholders in Apuseni Nature Park region about the ECO KARST project, present...

  • ECO KARST - First workshop with stakeholders successfully held in Eger - Hungary
    - 12-06-2018
    First workshop with stakeholders successfully held in Eger - Hungary

    ECO KARST project is making a great progress towards sustainable development of karst areas in Danube region. A first round of workshops in pilot areas has started and the first country to initiate the local participatory approach in ecosystem...

  • ECO KARST - Third ECO KARST training successfully held in Slovenia
    - 18-05-2018
    Third ECO KARST training successfully held in Slovenia

    The Training C was held last week (May 7 - May 11, 2018) in Notranjska Regional park, Slovenia. Over 40 participants gathered in Grahovo to work on the preparatory steps for the Action Plan development. The training was a great chance for all...

  • ECO KARST - Easter Greetings- Interesting Easter Customs in the countries of the Danube region
    - 30-03-2018
    Easter Greetings- Interesting Easter Customs in the countries of the Danube region

    Easter is celebrated around the globe, but the customs can be very different depending on where you live. Here's how Easter is celebrated in ECO KARST pilot area countries. SLOVENIA Easter in Slovenia has many colourful traditions and...

  • ECO KARST - “Vielfalter” - The Idea Contest around the Kalkalpen National Park - The national park a driving force of local sustainable development
    - 29-03-2018
    “Vielfalter” - The Idea Contest around the Kalkalpen National Park - The national park a driving force of local sustainable development

    The Kalkalpen National Park, in collaboration with regional initiatives and the private Scheuchfoundation, organized a competition to promote sustainable entrepreneurship and economic development in the region while exploiting the potential of...

  • ECO KARST - Training B successfully held in Tara National park, Serbia
    - 24-03-2018
    Training B successfully held in Tara National park, Serbia

    The Training B was held last week (March 12 – March 16, 2018), in Tara National park. Almost 40 participants had a chance to enter into a new stage of capacity building within the ECO KARST project. This was the second of total 4 planned...

  • ECO KARST - The Third Steering Committee meeting and the First Year Review meeting successfully held in Hungary
    - 27-02-2018
    The Third Steering Committee meeting and the First Year Review meeting successfully held in Hungary

    The Third Steering Committee meeting was held last week (February 19 – February 22, 2018) in the Bükk National Park, Hungary. The event gathered all project partners from 9 different countries, who performed the first project review and discussed...

  • ECO KARST - UPCOMING EVENT: The Third Steering Committee Meeting and the First Year Review meeting
    - 16-02-2018
    UPCOMING EVENT: The Third Steering Committee Meeting and the First Year Review meeting

    The Third Steering Committee meeting will be organized next week (February 19 – February 22, 2018) in the National park Bukk, Hungary. The event will gather all project partners from 9 different countries, who will do the first project review and...

  • ECO KARST - THE FIRST PROJECT YEAR IN REVIEW & LOOK AHEAD
    - 26-12-2017
    THE FIRST PROJECT YEAR IN REVIEW & LOOK AHEAD

    As 2017 is coming to an end, we at the ECO KARST project are summarizing our first achievements and reflecting on past events. The project implementation officially started on January 1, 2017. Our starting point was Ljubljana in Slovenia,...

  • ECO KARST - THE FIRST TRAINING FOR REPRESENTATIVES OF PARK ADMINISTRATIONS HELD IN SAMOBOR, CROATIA
    - 22-11-2017
    THE FIRST TRAINING FOR REPRESENTATIVES OF PARK ADMINISTRATIONS HELD IN SAMOBOR, CROATIA

    A training on Identification of ecosystem types, ecosystem services and stakeholder mapping and analysis was organized in the period from 13 to 16 November, 2017 in Samobor, Croatia. This was the first of total 4 planned trainings organized...

  • ECO KARST - UPCOMING EVENT: FIRST TRAINING FOR REPRESENTATIVES OF PARK ADMINISTRATIONS
    - 09-11-2017

    The training on Identification of ecosystem types, ecosystem services and stakeholder mapping and analysis will be organized next week (November 13 - 16, 2017) in Nature park Žumberak - Samoborsko gorje, Croatia. This is the first of total 4...

  • ECO KARST - Study visit tour to National Park Kalkalpen
    - 03-10-2017

    In the period from September 24 until September 27, 2017 around 60 participants from 9 different countries visited the National Park Kalkalpen in Austria. The study tour to National Park Kalkalpen was organized within the ECO KARST project....

  • ECO KARST - Upcoming event: Study visit tour in National Park Kalkalpen, 25th -27th September, Austria
    - 29-08-2017

    An exciting Study visit tour in National Park Kalkalpen will take place from 25th until 27th September in Austria. Over 50 participants from 6 karst protected areas are invited to participate in exchanging experience and visiting best practice...

  • ECO KARST - Kalkalpen National Park, declared as UNESCO world natural heritage on 7.7.2017
    - 17-07-2017

    We are happy to share the news that about 5.400 hectares within Kalkalpen National Park had been declared as a UNESCO world natural heritage on Friday, 7.7.2017. This is the first and only Austrian world natural heritage! NPK is now a part of...

  • ECO KARST - A successfull Kick-off meeting in Ljubljana, Slovenia
    - 14-03-2017

    The ECO KARST project - Ecosystem services of karst protected areas – driving force of local sustainable development in the Danube Region – was officially launched at the three-day Kick-off event from 8-10th March 2017 in Ljubljana. The meeting...

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