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Just few days before the deadline of the Green Belt Photo competition

07/30/2006
BBF will organize exhibition with photos of specific landscapes from the both side of the Border Mountains Western Stara Planina, Kraiste, Osogovo, Vlahina, Malashevska, Ograjden, Belasitza, Slavjanka, Rhodope, Sakar and Strandja.

BBF will pay 40 lv. per photo which is chosen for the exhibition.

Deadline 6 August 2006
More details
http://photo-cult.com/konkurs_info.php?id=6
or Boyan Rashev, tel. (+359) 2 984 11 75,
mobile (+359) 888 295768,
e-mail: boyan.rashev@biodiversity.bg

BBF investigating the damages of the floods in Rhodopes

07/24/2006

Three teams of different experts collect BBF to evaluate river ecosystems, damaged by the floods in Rhodope region. For 5 days, 12 experts – botanists, zoologists, etc. will analyze the relations between the size and the type of the damages, different habitats, infrastructure and management of the rivers. The studies of Chepelarska, Arda, Vurbitza will be implemented.   

New protected area will be announced in Kjustendil region

07/17/2006
BBF expert participated in the commission for the announcement of a new PA – “The valley of Bistritza river – Gurljan gorge”. The session of the commission was on July 14th with the participation of RIEW Sofia, MRD, MAF, Regional administration and Municipality of Kjustendil, mayors, NGOs.
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BBF preparing the documents for the announcement of four new protected areas in Rhodopes

07/14/2006

MOEW assigned to BBF the preparation of the documentation for 4 new protected areas – “Tzigansko gradiste”, “Murzjan” and “Dolen”, as well as the nature monument “Kozi skali”, which are situated in Rudozem and Zlatograd Municipalities.

The proposals were made by BBF and strongly supported by Municipality of Zlatorad and Tourist Council of Rudozem.

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STATE INSTITUTIONS LIQUIDATING THE BIGGEST BLACK SEA BEACH – KAMCHIISKI SANDS

07/13/2006
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Press conference for “Kamchiiski pjasuzi”

07/12/2006

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Cleaning of the Shabla beach

07/05/2006

BBF supported the initiative of the Mayor of Ezeretz village - Mr. Nellko Jordanov for the cleaning of the beach as a part of the protected area “Shabl Lake”. On July 1st more than 60 volunteers participated in the campaign and collected 3 trailers with waste. The participants were local inhabitants, volunteers from NGOs. The Minister of the State administration – Mr. Nikolai Vasilev, who just visited the Residence in Shabla also took part in the action. The campaign was supported by local businessmen and presented by local and national media.

Biodiversity Emergency Fund

06/20/2006
The total amount for the Emergency Fund for the year 2005 is 10000 BGN. Actions are going to be supported until the total amount is spent. The proposed actions should be feasible and cost effective. Ideal amounts will be from 150 till 1500 BGN but BBF will be flexible to consider higher costs depending on the priority of the action.
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