With the financial support of: EEA
Grants, NGO Fund - Bulgaria
the threats and creating conditions for increasing the population of the
Brown Bear (Ursus arctos) paralel to sustainable development;
the knowledge and skills of local communities, necessary for decreasing
of the conflict man – bear;
conditions for exchange of genetic material between the populations in
the region of one of the most important corridors for the Bear population
in the country – the one among Pirin, Rila and Rhodopes mountains.
Collection of information, develpement of a Brown Bear and its habitats’
data base and creation of popular messages for each target group;
and implementation of a national public awareness campaign and gaining
support for the conservation of the Brown Bear`s populations and their
and applying of interactive training programs for the local community
in the region of the Project’s practical cluster;
campaign for attracting support for the Brown Bear conservation in the
Project’s region - organizing a “Celebration of the Bears”
and a regional media campaign.
Two of the Project's products you can review here: Brown
Bear in Bulgaria Web Site and "How
to Live with Bears" Multimedia CD.