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Camp and trip: reward for the winners of the “I also take part in Natura 2000” contest

6The winning teams of the final stage of the second “I also take part in Natura 2000” contest from II-IV grades on the 6th of June were rewarded with a one day trip to Sovata and Praid. A total of 24 children, 7 teachers and 2 staff from Milvus Group visited the Bear Lake and the surrounding lakes, the Salt Mountain and the Butterfly House from Praid. Continue reading

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Year Two of the Natura 2000 Promotion Camp

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Following the success of last year’s camp near Jibert, Milvus Group held another camp this summer, between the 9th and 14th of July, for children interested in nature and conservation. This time the participants were selected from the “I also take part in Natura 2000” contest. From the 500 registered participants, 21 pupils from 4 schools finally were chosen and given the opportunity to expand their theoretical knowledge in the practical environment of the camp. Over the week we looked to enrich the children’s knowledge about nature and nature conservation and present the values and the importance of Natura 2000 sites. Continue reading

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An excursion for budding nature conservationists

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Last week, on the 13th June, the young finalists from the “I also take part in Natura 2000” contest were invited on a one day excursion up in the Bucegi Mountains. Drawn from years II-V, a total of 27 pupils were accompanied by six teachers and four members of the Milvus staff up the mountain, travelling from Bușteni by telecabine up to the Babele and Sfinx peaks (2216m). Accompanied by guides of Bucegi National Park, they descended down to 1400m by foot, admiring the surrounding landscape on the way.

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The contest “I also take part in Natura 2000” has ended

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In November 2012, Milvus Group launched the “I also take part in Natura 2000” contest, for which more than 500 pupils registered. A total of 309 pupils from 16 school succeeded in finishing the first two stages of the contest. Pupils from schools in the Natura 2000 protected area of Hârtibaciu, Târnava Mare, had to solve two complex tests with questions about protected species from their locality, concepts of nature conservation, local traditions, folk customs, agricultural methods for nature conservation and Natura 2000.

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