Books

FIELD GUIDE TO REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS IN BULGARIA, 2007

The publication is developed in cooperation with the Bulgarian Academy of Science and the Bulgarian Herpetological Society with the financial support of the Enterprise for Management of Environment Protection Activities at the Ministry of Environment and Waters. The authors of the publication are: V. Biserkov (editor), P. Stoev, N. Tsankov, B. Naumov, D. Dobrev, A. Stoyanov, B. Petrov.

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BIRD RINGING MANUAL, 2007

The bird ringing manual is designed to facilitate the field work related to ringing of birds. The publication is intended for beginners – students, nature-lovers, ornithologists, and all enthusiasts interested in bird ringing and ornithology.
 

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DISTRIBUTION AND NUMBERS OF THE WHITE STORK (CICONIA CICONIA L.) IN SELECTED BULGARIAN MUNICIPALITIES – RESULTS OF THE 6TH INTERNATIONAL CENSUS OF THE SPECIES IN BULGARIA 2004-2005

The publication is developed within the “Sixth International Census of the White Stork in Bulgaria” project, funded by the Enterprise for Management of Environment Protection Activities at the Ministry of Environment and Waters. 
The book contains the results of the work done by 38 field teams of Green Balkans and 49 mayors and deputy-mayors, who recorded the numbers of the White Stork in a total of 1772 settlements (in the territory of 74 municipalities of 17 districts) in the period 2004-2005. For the sake of clarity, the results have been grouped by districts and municipalities, as the numbers recorded have also been indicated on UTM maps of Bulgaria. 

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BIRDS OF THE MIDDLE DANUBE PLAIN, 2005

The publication is part of the activities under the “Conservation of species and habitats; approximation to the EU” project, implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Environment and Waters and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests with the financial support of the Danish Environmental Ministry. 

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WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF POISONED ANIMALS, 2005

The publication is part of the activities set out in the Balkan Vulture Action Plan. 
This manual provides practical advice related to detection of illegal use of poisons, first aid to poisoned wild birds, and measures to prevent accidental poisoning of wild animals.

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MANUAL FOR GIVING FIRST AID TO WILD ANIMALS IN DISTRESS, 2005

The publication is developed by Green Balkans and intended for officials of the Ministry of Environment and Waters, the Regional Inspectorates of Environment and Waters, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, the Regional Forest Boards, and the State Forestry Departments, as well as for veterinarians and volunteers of the Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Center. 

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MANUAL FOR IDENTIFICATION OF HABITATS OF EUROPEAN CONSERVATION SIGNIFICANCE, 2005

The publication is a result of the joint work of Green Balkans, WWF, and the Ministry of Environment and Waters. Texts, illustrations, and design are developed by WWF Danube-Carpathian Program. The manual is published with the financial support of WWF-Germany and the Enterprise for Management of Environment Protection Activities within Green Balkans’ project “Establishing the NATURA 2000 Network of Protected Zones in Bulgaria”.
 

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BREEDING TOTALS OF THE ORNITHOFAUNA IN BULGARIA, 2004

The publication is developed as part of the activities under “Conservation of species and habitats; approximation to the EU” project, implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Environment and Waters and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests with the financial support of the Danish Environmental Ministry.
The book is a result of the expert work of the “Ornithofauna” team under the NATURA 2000 project. The authors of this publication are experts in ornithology and/or nature conservation, actively involved in the field studies for designation of NATURA 2000 sites.

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BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT. INTERPRETATION MANUAL OF EUROPEAN UNION HABITATS

This is the first translation and publishing of the Manual in Bulgaria, aiming at supporting the enforcement of the new Biodiversity Act, the establishment of NATURA 2000 in Bulgaria and the National Ecological Network.
The Interpretation Manual of European Union Habitats, EUR 15/2, is a scientific reference book, describing the EU habitat types, included in Annex І of Directive 92/43 of the EEC for preservation of the natural habitats and wild flora and fauna.

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