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

International Vulture Awareness Day in the Skopje ZOO

On September 7th the Macedonian Ecological Society in collaboration with the Biology Students’ Research Society held a celebration for the International Vulture Awareness Day in the Skopje ZOO. [...]

The Wild Side of Prespa – plants

The series of lectures “The Wild Side of Prespa” continued with a presentation about the plants. The MES office in Resen on April 4 was again filled with a group of high school [...]

Workshops on the process related to the disposal of the deposited lindane from the OHIS plant in Skopje

On 22 and 28 March in Skopje, two workshops were held in order to raise public awareness about the importance of removing the lindane from the small landfill in the OHIS plant, organized by the [...]

Teacher training on innovative nature education materials held in Gevgelija

Macedonian Ecological Society continued with teacher training which was initiated in the in the “Empowering Teachers and Pupils for a Better Life through Nature” project implemented in [...]

The wild side of Prespa – the beginning of a series of events

MES-Resen is organizing a series of lectures titled “The wild side od Prespa”. The short presentations are meant to introduce all interested parties (especially locals) to biodiversity monitoring [...]

New male lynx collared in Mavrovo National Park

Another lynx got a GPS collar in Mavrovo National Park to track its movement. On 27 February, together with Park staff, we managed to collar this individual and now we are successfully tracking [...]

Early spring surprises from IBA Lower Vardar

During regular fieldwork activities in the scope of the “One Flew Over the Storks Nest” project we encountered two interesting bird sightings in the Lower Vardar river IBA. The first surprise was [...]

World Wetlands Day – Prespa Lake in focus

We celebrated the World Wetlands day on the 4th of February in Resen, jointly with the Municipality of Resen. This year we organized educational activities for the youngest students in the [...]

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