During the days 24th – 26th of May 2017, 4th Conference of National geoparks of Czech Republic took place in the town of Nová Paka, the Eastern gate of Bohemian Paradise UNESCO Global Geopark. Conference itself was divided into three thematic blocks: “Geoparks for everyone” (focused on disadvantaged visitors), “Interpretation of geological heritage” and “Research and survey in geoparks”. Attendants were able to listen to speeches of prominent Czech experts in fields of sustainable tourism, nature protection and conservation, geological disciplines, archaeology and speleology and to take part in lots of accompanying events, such as “Geo-expo”, excursions in specialized class-room of local gastronomy school, commentated tour through collection of silicified stems of Nová Paka museum and field trips to geological localities of town surroundings. 4th Conference of National geoparks of Czech Republic took place under patronage of Ministry of Environment of Czech Republic, Senate of Parliament of Czech republic, two regional governments and mayor of Nová Paka. During the conference Martina Pásková (chairwoman of National geoparks council of Czech republic and also member of board of directors of Bohemian Paradise geopark and our UNESCO representative) was able to present the Interreg Danube GeoTour project.
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