In the period 18-20 December, Green Balkans team has visited the region of Coastal Dobrogea in the framework of regular monitoring of wintering birds implemented by the society within “Long-term conservation of Red-breasted geese in their main wintering sites” project.
In the last day before the school holidays we visited the ‘Graf N. Ignatiev’ elementary school in the village of Graf Ignatievo, Plovdiv municipality.more
the Green Balkans ‘NATURA 2000 in Bulgaria - NEW HORIZONS’ project team visited the TTEC Europe office building in Plovdiv as well as the ‘Sveti Sveti Kiril and Metodiy" elementary school in Parvomay where we talked about the birds in towns and cities during the winter.more
Presenting rare and protected species and the activities at the Green Balkans Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Center
Today the Green Balkans Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Center team along with the ‘NATURA 2000 in Bulgaria - NEW HORIZONS’ project team gave a presentation in front of the freshman students at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the Trakia University, Stara Zagora.more
Yesterday we received a signal in our office from the Regional inspectorate of environment and water, submitted to them by a citizen from Kazanlak.
The 5th of December - The International Volunteer Day - a volunteer gathering at the Green Balkans Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Center
The International Volunteer Day is a good reason to organize a volunteer gathering at the Green Balkans Rescue Center in Stara Zagora.more
In the latest in a series sharing some of the veterinary cases in bearded vultures such as the recent case of amputation in wild birds and Rin Ran's cataract operation we are sharing the story of Mia. Due to an injury as a young chick, young bearded vulture Mia was left with a painful stump instead of a foot but thanks to pioneering surgery by a team of veterinary surgeons, she became the first bird in the world to have an artificial limb.
Every year on the 28th of November our colleagues at the Sinite kamani NPD celebrate one more year taking care of nature in the region.
We joined the 14th traditional census of wintering griffon vultures on the Balkan Peninsula, coordinated by the BSPB in partnership with Green Balkans, the FWFF, BPPS as well as nature conservation organizations from Greece, Serbia and Macedonia.
This November the Green Balkans team visited the ‘Esetra’ students club at the University of Plovdiv Faculty of biology for the second time.
We are excited to participate in a truly wonderful initiative, a Black Friday consumerism antipode. Green Balkans is taking part in the Giving Tuesday initiative organized by the BCause Foundation, dedicated to the true moral values - those of donation, mutual help, and social causes!
Right before the autumn chill, we managed to organize one more bat afternoon and tell the kids in Zhitnitsa many interesting things about bats.
The team of the Green Balkans’ Wildlife rehabilitation and breeding center initiated the reintroduction of a species gone extinct from Bulgaria – the Saker falcon about ten years ago. The maintenance of a breeding colony is a process of establishing permanent relations between the individuals, which may take a long period of time and it requires taking into consideration of many important things.
On the 31st of October the Green Balkans team joined the students at the ‘Slanchev lach’ private school in the Sports day celebrationsmore
On the 1st of November the Green Balkans team took part in a student scientific conference ‘Ecology - a way of thinking’, organized by the department of Ecology and environmental conservation, Faculty of Biology, ‘Paisii Hilendarski’ University of Plovdiv, the Student Council at the University of Plovdiv and the ‘Esetra’ Students club at the University of Plovdiv.