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[14-01-2022] Shadows in the Night „Shadows in the night” is a two-part documentary which lifts the veil on the world of the little - known, but very useful for nature and the humans our wild neighbours – the bats.
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[21-12-2021] Happy Holidays!
Happy holidays from the Green Balkans team!

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[05-11-2021] Bat Night also in Velingrad For  second year in a row, “Hristo Botev” National Professional High School of Forestry took active part  in the International  campaign for celebrating the Bat Night. In accordance with the tradition participants in the event  are eight grade students  managed by eng. Philip Ustabashiev.
 
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[03-11-2021] Bat Night celebrated in Valchedram
Celebrating Bat Night on 31th of October the children from “Happy childhood” kindergarten in the village of Dolni Cibar, together with their teachers, organized by Personal Development Support Center – Municipal Children’s Complex in Valchedram made bat masks and took pictures with them. This was the occasion for another holiday to be celebrated as well – Halloween. Information materials were provided by Green Balkans.


 

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[27-10-2021] Fourth graders from Burgas took a view of the secret life of bats "St. Cyril and St. Methodius 1985" Community Centre, Burgas and NP “Strandzha” Directorate of the Executive Forest Agency  took part in the Bat Night event.
 
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[27-10-2021] 14 Settlements  in Bulgaria celebrated the International Bat Night 14 settlements  all over the country took part in the information campaign  to mark the Bat Night!
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[26-10-2021] International Bat Night in Lovech Last week in Lovech at “Todor Kirkov” square was held the Bat Night.
 
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[26-10-2021] International Bat Night in Pleven The Regional History Museum in Pleven hosted our bat exhibition last week.
 
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[26-10-2021] The International Bat Night in the village of Cherni Osam
The Bat Night in Cherni Osam was celebrated with children from the village also from the town of Troyan. We from Green Balkans cooperated our actions with The Natural History Museum of Cherni Osam and The National School for Mountain Guides in the village of Cherni Osam.

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[25-10-2021] Voluntary Days with Solvay Sodi In the period 11-13 of October, a team of Green Balkans took part in the Voluntary Days with Solvay Sodi.
 
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[21-10-2021] Bat Night in Assenovgrad
Thanks to Krum Sirakov, “Ustremeni” Tourist Association and the hosts - “Paisii Hilendarski” National Library, the Bat Night was celebrated for the first time in Assenovgrad.

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[20-10-2021] Bat Night in Burgas On October 1st we celebrated the Bat Night in Burgas.
 
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[18-10-2021] International Bat Night in Vratsa Bat Night at Nature Conservation Center “Natura”.  This year we celebrated the Bat holiday together with three schools from Vratsa.
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[12-10-2021] Bat Night in Regional Historical Museum (RHM) in Blagoevgrad and the exhibition’s opening of Natura 2000 On the 6th of October the RHM-Blagoevgrad team and Green Balkans celebrated the Bat Night in the town. Traditionally the Museum responded to the initiative for celebrating the International Bat Night. 
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[04-10-2021] Bat Night in “Pomorie lake” Visitor Center International Bat Night was celebrated as a National Information campaign that took place in 11 places of the country, and in other localities will be carried through individually.
 
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[04-10-2021] The Bat Night in Plovdiv We celebrated the Bat Night in Plovdiv on the first Saturday of October.
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[30-09-2021] 25 years Bat Night in Europe! In 2021 the Bat Night informational campaign will be celebrated thanks to the contribution and volunteers efforts of all campaign partners.
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[30-09-2021] A visit to “Chuchuliga” Kinder Garden, Plovdiv At the end of September the team of “Natura 2000 in Bulgaria – New Horizons” and “Bright Future for Black Vulture” made a presentation in front of three groups from “Chuchuliga” Kinder Garden.


 
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[27-09-2021] International Bat Night in Stara Zagora We celebrated the Bat Night in Stara Zagora again this year. Our kind hosts were “Geo Milev” House Museum.
 
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[23-09-2021] On a Birthday of Hills Beer We were invited to the fifth birthday party of Hills brewery near Perushtitsa on Sunday afternoon.
 
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[23-09-2021] Sliven First Opened the Bat Nights Information Campaign On Septеmber 21 the first Bat Night was held in Sliven. The hosts were Sinite Kamuni Nature Park and together with Green Balkans experts celebrated the Bat Night.
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[26-08-2021] 30 years EUROBATS Agreement on the Conservation of Populations of European Bats This year the Agreement on the Conservation of Populations of European Bats celebrates its 30th anniversary. 
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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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[11-01-2021] Green Balkans and Kaufland Bulgaria join forces in support of protected species
At the end of 2020, Kaufland Bulgaria and Green Balkans joined forces in an information campaign for protected species, which aims at educational, but also financial support for the conservation activities of Green Balkans.

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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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