Time frame: 2013–2015

Funding: GEF, implemented through the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Vienna Office and the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning, in cooperation with national experts and organisations

Project goal: Assisting the Republic of Macedonia in the process of revising the 2004 National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan with the aim to harmonise it with the Global Biodiversity Strategy and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, and also to prepare the Fifth National Report to the Convention on Biological Diversity. In that regard, MES has provided expert support for the project implementation.

Contact person: Robertina Brajanoska brajanoska@mes.org.mk

Новости од МЕД

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 factory in Skopje

On March 22 and 28 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 trainings 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 [...]

Informative signboard installed in Mariovo

The Macedonian Ecological Society today installed a signboard under the “Egyptian Vulture New LIFE” project (LIFE16 NAT/BG/000874). The content of the signboard is educational, and it contains [...]

A new winter Balkan Lynx monitoring session has started

Balkan lynx monitoring activities were initiated with the installing of the first box-traps in the National Park Mavrovo. The team of the Balkan Lynx Recovery Program along with the employees of [...]

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