Saving natural heritage in Slovakia - Czech border
(Záchrana prírodného dedičstva v slovensko - českom prihraničí.)
Start date: Aug 31, 2010,
End date: Aug 30, 2013
Project connects common interest of both countries on maintenance of natural resources by education in renewable power resources, protection, biodiversity and landscape and it´s rehabilitation, waste collection and education in recycling Achievements: The main objective of the project was to revitalize and protect the natural heritage in Slovakia-Czech border region a joint project of restoration and protection of forest and result in reduction of emissions caused by burning fossil fuels and increasing the awareness of adolescents about landscaping, environmental protection and the tools and alternatives that today's world offers. The project combined the common interest of both countries on preservation of natural wealth. During the project implementation we managed to plant a total of 19,100 seedlings of new trees, the total area reached revitalized territory is 0.5 million square meters, the work received several dozen workers who participated in the cleaning work, we disposed of 100% of illegal dumps outside local communities improve We krajinoobrazársky view of the landscape by building educational paths (in total 41.93 km), rest areas, Info-points, information boards, revitalized studnicky and the like. Thanks to this project, we were able to produce 2 434.5 cubic meters of wood chips, which we distributed free to citizens and thus raise awareness about the possibilities of using renewable energy to reduce the financial costs of heating in the border region for 78 children were offered the opportunity to learn about nature and its Protection something more to ekotáboroch, which has an extremely positive social subtext mainly due to establishing new friendships that gradually between Czechs and Slovaks disappear, also given the opportunity to learn about another culture and different customs.Throughout the duration of the project, we have published 306 articles and 226 photo galleries on the website, which was created for this purpose (www.enviroaktiv.sk) whose main objective was to raise awareness of the natural heritage in the border region, who are trying to preserve and for our descendants and the realized project activities.
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