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Time frame: November 2018 – April 2019

Funding: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Beneficiary: POPs Office, Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning of the Republic of Macedonia

Project goal: By including experts in public relations and awareness raising, public healthcare, environmental protection, as well as other NGOs with relevant expertise to the topic, MES within this project endeavors to share the information to all stakeholders regarding lindane removal from OHIS in the most transparent and most appropriate manner.

Contact person: Svetlana Pejovic arsovska@mes.org.mk

Activities: Survey, visits to selected schools in the vicinity of OHIS, two awareness-raising workshops, public hearings and other public events.

MES News

Learning about “wetland management and monitoring” – the transboundary virtual summer school has come to a close, but the spirit of co-operation lives on

With the endeavour to deliver the Prespa region’s first transboundary virtual summer school for students from the three countries sharing the Prespa lakes having come to an end, we cannot help [...]

Atidzhe joins Narcisa and Lisa as the third radio-collared female lynx

Wednesday is Lynx Day, so we bring you another good news! The Macedonian Ecological Society radio-collared another Balkan lynx individual captured near the village of Nichpur in Mavrovo National [...]

10 years ago, on this day we captured the first Balkan lynx

 Ten years ago, on this day, we captured the first Balkan lynx for scientific purposes! His name was Marko. He has become a pioneer in the telemetry research in the south-west Balkans and an icon [...]

Another female lynx in Mavrovo National Park

Meet Lisa, the latest radio-collared female lynx! On 24 February 2020 the lynx team of the Macedonian Ecological Society (MES), together with Mavrovo National Park representatives, successfully [...]

International Waterbird Census 2020 (IWC)

For eleven years now, on the weekend of 11th and 12th January 2020, MES employees and volunteers conducted bird counting on Macedonia’s three natural lakes, also including adjacent water [...]

Workshop in the scope of the project “Working together for conservation of national endemic plants in Macedonia”

An informative workshop was held on February 25 at “Dom na kultura” in Bogdanci to inform the general public of the Municipality of Bogdanci about the importance of conservation of the endemic [...]

MES celebrated World Wetlands Day at Prespa Lake

MES staff split into two teams in order to properly celebrate World Wetlands Day (February 2nd). One team trained rangers from NP Ezerani and National Park Galicica in water bird counts, whereas [...]

Lynx capture at Bukovikj locality

New lynx is here! 12 February 2020 the lynx team of the Macedonian Ecological Society (MES) box-trapped a new individual of the rare Balkan lynx in Bukovikj, near the town of Kichevo. [...]

Third national meeting with the Anti-poison working group

On 19 th of November 2019, The Macedonian Ecological Society in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning organized the third meeting of the National Anti-Poison [...]

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