Science for Nature Foundation is the associated beneficiary in project LIFE17 NAT/BG/000602: LIFE UNDER ONE ROOF. The full name of the project is “Bats and men – sharing LIFE under one roof”. It was approved in the beginning of 2018 and will be financed by the LIFE programme of the European Union. It starts in August 2018 and will continue to July 2023.
The project aims at increasing the populations and improving the conservation status of 9 target bat species in 8 key Natura 2000 sites in Bulgaria.
The main objectives are:
- Reducing the impact of main threats for 9 target species in 8 key Natura 2000 sites in Bulgaria through:
- Enhancing and maintaining of target bat species habitats (breeding, hibernating, roosting and foraging)
- Reducing disturbance during the sensitive parts of the life cycle of target bats species (breeding and hibernation)
- Raising public awareness and capacity building for bats protection
Details about our work are coming soon!
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