About the Project
Project title: Demonstration of Conservation Actions for Ursus arctos* and habitat type 9530* in Northern Pindos N.P., Grevena Prefecture, Greece
Project acronym : PINDOS/GREVENA
Administrative region: Dytiki Macedonia GR13
Start date: 1st January 2009
End date: 30th June 2012
Total project budget: 1.153.561, 00 €
EC financial contribution requested: 865.170, 75 € (= 75 % of total eligible budget)
Conservation and awareness raising actions include:
- Demonstration of conservation actions improving the priority forest habitat type 9530* conservation status, through sustainable and innovative management practices in favor also of global biodiversity levels and Ursus arctos* conservation status in the project area.
- Demonstration of conservation actions improving the Ursus arctos* conservation status in terms of habitat condition and population trends.
- Information and awareness raising campaign addressing specific target groups on the added values both targeted species and habitat type are representing for the targeted area.
- Transfer of know-how on specific and concrete monitoring and management tools dealing with the targeted species and habitat type to all relevant local authorities including the park authorities.
- Installation of a sustainable unit dealing with a certain category of preventive measures.
- Establishment and improvement of the supporting infrastructure and facilities for the sustainable management of the national park visitors.
Project Area Map of the General Location of the Project Area