"Conservation and management of the Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni) in three Special Protection Areas (SPAs) of Greece"
Project code: LIFE11NAT/GR/001011
EC contribution: 1,465,057 € (75%)
Duration: 01/06/2012 – 31/05/2016
Objective of the project:
The project aims to enable the creation of an effective and sustainable framework for the conservation of Lesser Kestrel in 3 Special Protection Areas of the Natura 2000 network, which support more than 75 % of the population of Lesser Kestrels in Greece and 6% of the European population, through the creation of a well- focused conservation policy, planning and implementation of specific actions required to ensure a positive trend of the Lesser Kestrel's population in the area.
Location of Project:
The project area includes three Special Protection Areas of the Natura 2000 network, namely:
Thessaly plain (Perioch Thessalikou Kampou - GR1420011)
Mount Maurovouni (Oros Marvrovouni - GR1420006)
Reservoirs area of former Lake Karla (Periochi Tamieftiron Proin Limnis Karlas - GR1430007)