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Welcome to our world, the Prespa lakes!

 

You are at the official website of the Life+ Information & Communication Project "Fish, Fisheries and European Policy in the Prespa Basin" that implements the Society for the Protection of Prespa with the co-funding of the European Union.

 

 

February 2014

 

“Crafted by Time” – Premiere of the documentary in Sydney, Australia

1 August 2013

After its successful premiere at the 15th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, in August the documentary “Crafted by Time” will be screened for the first time in Australia as part of regional events for the Thessaloniki Festival and with the cooperation of the Greek Film Society Sydney.

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The Life project was sealed with a meeting with public bodies and residents of Prespa

20 March 2013

On the occasion of the completion of the Life project “Fish, Fisheries & European policy in the Prespa basin”, a meeting was held on Wednesday 20 March 2013 at Prespa regarding fish and fishery issues.

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“Crafted by time”, a documentary about Prespa by Vangelis Efthymiou, is in the 15th Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival

8 March 2013

Adonis is starting to build his new wooden boat. He is one of the few who still have this skill. He makes a living from fishing in the Prespa Lakes. The Society for the Protection of Prespa has spent many years studying the fish species of these same lakes.

With the documentary “Crafted by Time”, director Vangelis Efthymiou transports us to the magical world of the Prespa Lakes.

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“The Treasures of Our Lakes” travels to Kozani

26 February 2013

The Perfectural Administration of Kozani, in cooperation with the Society for the Protection of Prespa, will host the exhibition “The treasures of our lakes”, aiming to inform the wider public in the issues concerning the rare fish fauna of Prespa.

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Fishermen and cattle farmers in Prespa are taking an active part in wetland management

January 2013

The management of the wetland of Lesser Prespa Lake is the responsibility of the Prespa National Park Management Body (PNPMB). The PNPMB is supported in this process by the Wetland Management Committee, which plays an advisory role.

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Manual for the protection of fish and fisheries in Prespa

10 December 2012

The latest publication from the Society for the Protection of Prespa entitled "Saving fish biodiversity in the Prespa basin", which came about under the LIFE+ Information & Communication project "Fish, Fisheries and European Policy in the Prespa Basin", includes subjects such as the ecology of the fish species found in Prespa and the threats they face, the features of local fisheries and the problems fishermen encounter, what is and isn’t provided for under national and European legislation for fish and fisheries, the cross-border aspect of the issue and proposals for sustainable management.

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"The treasure of our lakes" at the Aquarium of Kastoria

25 October 2012

The exhibition “The treasures of our lakes” will be hosted at the Aquarium of Kastoria in cooperation with the Society for the Protection of Prespa, in order to inform the wider public on the rare fish fauna of Prespa.

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"The treasure of our lakes" at the Goulandris Natural History Museum

22 May 2012

The Society for the Protection of Prespa celebrated the World Biodiversity Day, on the 22nd of May, with the fish of Prespa on the first spot.

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Transboundary Prespa puts fish and fisheries centre stage

8 May 2012

A meeting on the subject of ‘Fish and Fisheries’ was held on Friday 4th May at the Pyli Information Centre in Greece run by the Prespa National Park Management Body; the meeting was attended by organisations from transboundary Prespa, including municipalities, fishery authorities, national parks, fishery co-operatives, scientists and environmental organisations.

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The Society for the Protection of Prespa is celebrating World Wetlands Day with events in Thessaloniki and across the borders in Prespa


3 February 2012

At the centre of this year’s events for World Wetlands Day organised by the Society for the Protection of Prespa are Prespa’s fisheries and rare fish species.

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Click on the Fish of Prespa!


As part of the programme Life+ Information & Communication (2010-2013): “Fish, Fisheries and European Policy in the Prespa Basin,” the biologist and nature photographer Andrea Bonetti photographed 12 of the 23 fish species known to live in the Prespa lakes.

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“We don’t throw rubbish in our lakes…”

18 June 2011

…says Kostas Paraskevopoulos, local fisherman and protagonist of the TV infomercial currently showing on Greek television as part of the LIFE+ Information and Communication Programme.

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This year’s environmental education programme came to an end with a jaunt to the river

3 June 2011

Prespa’s schoolchildren celebrated the beginning of summer, seeing in the month of June with a trip to the river. After the preceding months of classroom-based educational activities at the Junior School, theory became practice down by the mouth of the Agios Germanos River.

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The “Treasures of our Lakes” exhibition is on the road in the Transboundary Prespa Park

June 2011

The mobile exhibition about fish and fisheries in Prespa began its transboundary travels starting off at the Saraj Cultural Centre in FYR of Macedonia and the two largest secondary schools in the city of Korcë, Themistokli Germenji and Raqi Qerenxhi, in Albania.

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All generations learn all about fish!

29 May 2011

With the occasion of the World Environment Day, during the last weekend of May the mobile exhibition “The treasures of our lakes” moved to the Environmental Park of Kastoria and more specifically to Kastoria’s Environmental Education Centre.

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Opening night of the “Treasures of Our Lakes” exhibition

15 April 2011

With the core message – “Learn all you need to know about keeping the treasures of the lakes safe from harm” – the exhibition was launched on Friday 15th April.

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This year we’re learning all about fish!

6 April 2011

Environmental education in the Agios Germanos junior school kicked off this year with the ‘stars’ of the Prespa Rivers – the Prespa trout and the Prespa barbel.

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Open meeting between the public bodies and residents of Prespa

17 December 2010

An open meeting for all concerned was convened on 17th December in Laimos, Prespa. The discussion touched on many issues that relate to Prespa’ s rare fish species, fisheries and the general state of the Prespa Lakes.

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