World Wetlands Day 2009 -- Croatia

27/04/2009

Dear Valeria,

A series of presentations on the theme of celebrating the International Day for the protection of wetland areas, 02.february 2009, was held in Vinkovci. Set is organized by Public institution for managing protected natural values of the Vukovarsko-srijemska county. Works were displayed the students and teachers of secondary and primary schools, and the topics are mainly related to the Ramsar protected areas in Croatia (Kopački rit, the valley of the Neretva river, Black Mlaka and Lonjsko and Mokro polje) and ways how we are conected all within many activities among agriculture, water management, forestry sector at one side and nature protection on the other side. Also, the work related less well-known wetland areas in the county and wildlife in those areas. During the presentation in the background were heard audio effects of many animal species that live in marsh and swamp areas. We will send to you some pictures.

With best regards,
Professional manager
Pavao Dragičević


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