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[09-07-2021] A presentation at the Pomorie Visitor Centre about the Natura 2000 species – bats and cetaceans
On 9 July, our Green Balkans made the first presentation within the “Natura 2000 in Bulgaria – New Horizons” project after the Visitor Centre is managed by the Pomorie Municipality, the Historical Museum of Pomorie.

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[28-06-2021] Green Balkans’ teams participated in a workshop for eco-organisations and artists hosted by House of Humour and Satire in Gabrovo
More than 30 representatives of Central Balkan National Park, Nature Park Bulgarka, National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences represented by Asst. Professor Stoyan Lazarov, Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation, Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds, For the Earth, Greenpeace - Bulgaria, BALKANI Wildlife Society - NGO and Gabrovo Municipality took part along with Bulgarian land art artists.

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[22-06-2021] Educational monitoring of Maritsa River with the students from “Rayna Knyagina” Primary School
At the end of June we gathered again with the students from “Rayna Knyagina” Primary School and their biology teacher – Mrs. Monika Teneva in order to observe the biodiversity of Maritsa River, part of Natura 2000.

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[16-06-2021] Мonitoring of the Maritsa River, part of the Natura 2000 ecological network, with the students from “Rayna Knyagina” Primary School
On 15 June we made a presentation outdoors with the 6th grade students from “Rayna Knyagina” Primary School together with their biology teacher – Monika Teneva.

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[31-05-2021] Green Balkans and friends celebrate NATURA 2000 Day with information tour in May 2021
The Green Balkans team will celebrate one of the most important nature conservation dates in the country with a tour. It will be in partnership with organisations and museums in various parts of the country.

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[28-05-2021] We celebrated the NATURA 2000 Day in Burgas as part of the Green Balkans tour
On 28 May we celebrated the Natura 2000 Day in Burgas with the support of the Burgas Municipality.

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[28-05-2021] Natura 2000 In Pomorie – part of the Green Balkans tour
We celebrated the Natura 2000 Day on 27 May in Pomorie.

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[27-05-2021] Natura 2000 in the Capital
We celebrated the Natura 2000 Day in Sofia on 21st of May. The campaign is part of the tour of Green Balkans.

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[27-05-2021] The tour of Green Balkans and friends celebrated the Natura 2000 Day in Vratsa.
Thanks to our good partnership with the Vrachanski Balkan Nature Park, the Birds of Prey Protection Society and the Municipality of Vratsa we celebrated the Natura 2000 Day in Vratsa together with the team of “Natura 2000 in Bulgaria- New Horizons” and “The bright future for the Black Vulture”.

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[27-05-2021] A Green Active Weekend celebrated the Natura 2000 Day in Plovdiv
On Sunday Green Balkans and our friends form BG Be Active, celebrated together two events on the Youth Hill in Plovdiv.

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[27-05-2021] Natura 2000 in Smolyan - part of the tour of Green Balkans
On 25th of May we celebrated the Natura 2000 Day together with our friends from Magna Natura and with the support of the Municipality of Smolyan.

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[21-05-2021] The answers from the Natura 2000, bats and cetaceans quiz are now here!
Today, on 21 May – the Natura 2000 Day, we announce the results and participants in the online quiz about Natura 2000, bats and cetaceans, organised by Green Balkans

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[18-05-2021] We celebrated the NATURA 2000 Day in Sliven as part of the Green Balkans tour
On Monday, 17 May we celebrated the Natura 2000 Day in Sliven in partnership with the Directorate of the “Sinite kamani” Nature Park and Sliven Municipality.

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[14-05-2021] NATURA 2000 Day in Ruse - part of the tour of Green Balkans and friends.
On 10th of May we celebrated the NAURA 2000 Day in Ruse with an information campaign.

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[14-05-2021] We celebrated the NATURA 2000 Day in Dobrich - part of the tour of Green Balkans
On Tuesday we visited Dobrich where we talked about the ecological network, our target species and their conservation.

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[14-05-2021] Information tour of Green Balkans for NATURA 2000 in Shabla
On 12th of May we visited Shabla as a part of the tour of Green Balkans and friends dedicated to NATURA 2000.

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[27-04-2021] New flag banners exhibition presents the Green Balkans target species
New flag banners exhibition presents the Green Balkans target species...

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[02-01-2021] Merry Christmas! ​Dear Colleagues, Friends and Supporters
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[24-11-2020] Wildlife neighbors
We would like to share with you another case of peaceful coexistence between humans and bats.

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[13-11-2020] ​Fourth graders peered into the hidden World of bats
At the end of October, the Strandzha Nature Park directorate and “St.St. Cyril and Methodius 1985” Community Center - Meden Rudnik district, Burgas, conducted several information campaigns dedicated to the International Bat Night.

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[30-10-2020] ​"Hristo Botev" National Professional High School - Velingrad joined the International Bat Night campaign
The event was organized by 10 students from 8th grade under the guidance of their teacher eng. Filip Ustabashiev and held on October 28.

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[28-10-2020] The Regional History Museum – Blagoevgrad celebrated the International Bat Night
The event was organized by the Regional History Museum – Blagoevgrad, in partnership with Green Balkans and the Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation.

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[24-10-2020] The International Bat Night in Plovdiv
On Friday, despite the restrictive conditions, in Plovdiv the biggest bats fans attended our information campaign about the International Bat Night in the Tsar Simeon’s Garden.

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[23-10-2020] ​Green Balkans celebrated the International Bat Night in Lovech
For another year, Green Balkans, celebrated the International Bat Night together with Lovech Municipality. Young and old bat fans gathered in front of the "Nauka - 1870" Community Center in Lovech.

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[23-10-2020] Green Balkans celebrated the International Bat Night in Pleven
We celebrated the International Bat Night in Pleven in the Month of bats.

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[23-10-2020] Bat Night in “Elin Pelin” Primary School – Plovdiv The International Bat Night was also celebrated by 2nd grade students from “Elin Pelin” Primary School...
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[16-10-2020] ​International Bat Night in Sliven
At 15th October the Green Balkans team visited our frineds at the “Sinite kamani” Nature Park Directorate in Sliven where we celebrated the International Bat Night.

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[13-10-2020] ​The Bat Night in Plovdiv is coming up
The long-awaited Bat Night in Plovdiv will be held at the Vienna Pavilion in the Tsar Simeon's Garden from 16:00 h on October 23 (Friday).

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[02-10-2020] ​We celebrated the 24th Bat Night in Vratsa
On October 1, we invited all fans of bats at the "Natura” Nature Conservation Center in Eski Mosque in Vratsa, where we painted, played and learned new things about our neighbors, the bats. 

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[01-10-2020] ​October - Month of the Bat
Once again we dedicate October to bats! Green Balkans is carrying out our International Bat Night campaign until the end of October which is why we decided to once again dedicate October to the creatures of the night – our wildlife neighbours, bats.  

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[27-09-2020] Bat nights in Pomorie and Burgas
The information campaign for the International Bat Night in Bulgaria in Pomorie and Burgas ...

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[26-09-2020] ​Bat surprises in the International Bat Night in Stara Zagora
That is how we celebrated the International Bat Night in Stara Zagora.

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[01-09-2020] ​24th International Bat Night
This year’s Bat Night information campaign in Bulgaria will be celebrated thanks to the contribution and voluntary work of all partners in the campaign.

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[08-08-2020] Creative Art competition dedicated to bats
You can paint, or write, or just create something interesting… Take part now!

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[07-08-2020] Monitoring of bats in “Brestovitsa” protected area as part of the Green Balkans Volunteers Summer Academy The Green Balkans team presented information about bats in a protected area of ​​the ecological network Natura 2000…
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[25-05-2020] Important Message
In the context of the state of emergency, as well as for the prevention of the spread of COVID 19, we have taken steps to limit the health risks for our employees, colleagues, visitors, friends and volunteers.

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[10-04-2020] FACTS ABOUT BATS AND COVID-19 NOTIFICATION TO THE PARTIES 
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals
Аgreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds
Agreement on the Conservation of Populations of European Bats 
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[16-12-2019] Dolphins and bats visited the children at the ‘Bratya Miladinovi’ secondary school
Last week the ‘Natura 2000 in Bulgaria – New Horizons’ team along with volunteers from the Green Balkans Volunteer academy and our partners at the ‘Trakiya – Plovdiv - 2008’ community center visited the ‘Rodoliybie’ club at the ‘Bratya Miladinovi’ secondary school in Plodviv.

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[03-12-2019] A Bat night and Black Sea Day celebration at the ‘Prikazka bez kray’
Common noctules, octopuses, dolphins and many more species from the Bulgarian fauna and our friends from 'Prikazka bez kray'..

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[29-11-2019] Meeting the nature-lovers at the ‘P.R.Slaveykov’ eco school, Plovdiv
Yesterday we were thrilled to meet the third graders at the ‘P.R.Slaveykov’ primary school and see the wonderful handmade nature-friendly posters along with the historical portraits on the walls of the school.

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[30-10-2019] Bat Night at the museum in Rousse On October 18, Rousse Regional Museum of History celebrated Bat Night 2019.
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[22-10-2019] International Bat Night in the village of Parvomaytsi, Veliko Tarnovo As part of the International Bat Night information campaign, students from 5th, 6th and 7th grade, together with the “Friends of Nature” Club at “Elin Pelin” Primary School in the village of Parvomaytsi were introduced to our mysterious wild neighbors.
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[14-10-2019] Shumen Plateau Nature Park joined the International Bat Night, too! This year the International Bat Night information campaign has spread across the country. In addition to the organized events in as many as ten cities, a number of institutions from other places got involved in the initiative. A good example is the Shumen Plateau Nature Park Directorate. They marked  the event with a bat observation at Biserna Cave (Pearl Cave) on October 4.
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[12-10-2019] Bat Night in Burgas We celebrated International Bat Night at the Sea Casino in the city of Burgas on Thursday.
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[12-10-2019] Bat Night was celebrated by students from the town of Pomorie On Friday we celebrated Bat Night at “Ivan Vazov” High School in the town of Pomorie.
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[07-10-2019] Bat Night at the "St. St. Cyril and Methodius 1985" Community Center, Burgas The whole Green Balkans team is pleased to to share the Bat Night experience organized by the "St. St. Cyril and Methodius 1985" Community Center in Burgas, the students from "Petko Rosen" High School and experts from Strandja Nature Park. 
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[06-10-2019] Bat Night in Plovdiv On the first Saturday of October (05.10.2019) we celebrated the International Bat Night in the city garden of Plovdiv. 
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[04-10-2019] Bat Night in Vratsa and Blagoevgrad On September 26 at the Nature Conservation Center “Natura”, experts from the Vrachanski Balkan Nature Park Directorate introduced third grade students of the “Ivan Vazov” Primary School to the importance of bats. 
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[04-10-2019] Bat night in Lovech
One hundred and sixty children and their teachers came along and visited the "International bat night" in the city of Lovech on the 1st of October.

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[03-10-2019] Bat night celebrated in Pleven
The International bat night in Pleven was was celebrated on 30th of September with a series of activities. We started with presentation for students form 7th-12th class from Stoyan Zaimov Highschool and then presentation in Regional  museum of history - Nature department. Our last stop was the art-point in the city park where we met the talanted kids of Pleven.

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[01-10-2019] October - Bat month In Europe, there are 35 species of bats with Bulgaria providing habitats for food, breeding and wintering to 33 of them
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[24-09-2019] Bat Night in Stara Zagora The Bat Night in Stara Zagora took place on September 20 with a series of bat films, cave knots and equipment, bat sweets, masks and art ateliers.
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[28-08-2019] ​23rd International Bat Night!
The information campaign for the International Bat Night is organized with the contribution and voluntary work of all campaign partners.

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[09-08-2019] Summer Academy for the children of Trud village Free summer academy for the children of Trud village will be held throughout the month of August.
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[30-05-2019] Green Balkans’ national campaign celebrates the European NATURA 2000 day in 11 cities
As usual, May is full of events, but this year we have organized the Natura 2000 Day - May 21 - celebrations with various events throughout the month. See what they are!

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[14-05-2019] Visiting our friends at the ‘Aleko Konstantinov’ primary school, Plovdiv
We visited our friends, the fourth graders from the ‘Ecology’ club and their teacher, Ms. Stoitsova, before the end of the school year, to talk with them about the Natura 2000 ecological network in Bulgaria and the species it protects.

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[23-04-2019] The Green Balkans team joined the Young Blue Earth Festival
The Green Balkans team joined the Regional Natural History Museum – Plovdiv in the organization of the Young Blue Earth festival. The event was held on the 20th – 22nd April at the Reginal Natural History Museum, Plovdiv.

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[08-03-2019] We extend the deadline for the children drawing contest ‘Conserving wetlands and fighting against climate change in our region’ We would like to inform You that the deadline for the drawing contest under the ‘Conserving wetlands and fighting against climate change in our region’ slogan is extend until 8th of March.
 
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[06-03-2019] Green Balkans received a huge donation and support from the SiteGround hosting company!
Green Balkans received a valuable technological donation in the form of hosting services for the period of 5 years, disk space of up to 120 GB, as well as hosting services from the SiteGround company. Such support is extremely important for a non-governmental organization like Green Balkans.

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[02-01-2019] Happy Holidays! Happy holidays, friends!
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