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No summer passes by without Milvus Forest School

10525921_822351377783851_3492864271408016248_nThis summer bought with it another Milvus Forest School in Rigmani. Over 4 weeks, more than 100 pupils from Brașov, Harghita, Mureș and Sibiu counties attended the camp and were accommodated in yurts. The traditional childrens camp was organised for the 8th time, drawing back many participants for whom the camp has become a yearly tradition. Continue reading

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The Milvus Forest School in Rigmani

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Between the 22nd and the 27th of July 2013, Milvus Group held, for the seventh year running, the Milvus Forest School in Rigmani, Mureș County. As with the previous years, we tried to organize an interesting and varied program for the 31 participants that would both teach them about the natural world and provide a week of fun in the outdoors.

We returned to the site of Rigmani, chosen as it is located in Dealurile Târnavelor și Valea Nirajului, an area of abundant wildlife and community interest that is part of the Natura 2000 network, making it an ideal place to present the natural treasures of Transylvania. As in previous years, the participants were accommodated in traditional yurts in a clearing by the forest.

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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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The 2012 events from the stork nest with web camera

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The events in the stork nest with the mounted web camera from Dumbrăvioara could be followed this year also on the Milvus Group webpage, unfortunately with some interruptions. In this year the camera was changed to a night-vision one, thus the storks in the nest were visible also in the dark.

Same as last year, this year the events turned out very interesting and surprising. Continue reading

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Natura 2000 network promoting camp

Between 16-21 july, 2012 Milvus Group organized an interesting camp for pupils from the Hârtibaciu – Târnava Mare – Olt area in the frame of the project entitled “For nature and local communities – the bases for a Natura 2000 integrated management in Hârtibaciu – Târnava Mare area”. The participants have been chosen from different localities on the strength of a previous test. A total of 27 children from 3 counties (Mureș, Sibiu, Brașov) had the opportunity to participate in the camp organized at the Cabana Trei Stejari pension, near Jibert (Brașov). The children were accommodated in tents and yurts. The aim of this camp was to bring attention on the importance of nature protection. Continue reading

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Milvus Group tried out the knowledge of children and young people about nature

With the occasion of the “Integrated School Week” the Environmental Education Working Group of Milvus Group organized different activities for children and young people.

On the 3rd of April 2012 they organized an activity named “Detectives of Nature” on the Cornești Plateau (Tîrgu-Mureș) for 7 groups from kindergarten and elementary school. Continue reading

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Bird ringing on 4th of February 2012: a big success!

On 4th of February 2012 the Ecological Education Working Group of Milvus Group organised a bird ringing activity in the Târgu-Mureș Zoo. By placing two mist nets near the bird feeder they managed to ring 65 birds. The participants could observe the bird ringing closely and children had the opportunity to release one bird. The ringed birds were: Marsh Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Eurasian Nuthatch, Tree Sparrow, Chaffinch and Yellowhammer. In addition birds around the bird feeder could be observed Continue reading

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Bird ringing in the Zoo

Milvus Group invites you on Saturday, 4th of February 2012 between 10-13 AM to participate on a bird ringing activity. This will take place near the bird feeder in the Târgu-Mureș Zoo. The ringed birds can be observed closely, in addition Milvus Group will ensure binoculars for participants for observing birds. The participants will get advices and information about helping our winged friends during winter!                                                                                                                                       

We welcome you to participate on this event!

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