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4th steering committee of Eco Karst project

Fourth Steering Committee meeting was held last week (September 24 – September 27, 2018) in Apuseni Nature Park, Romania. The event gathered all project partners from 9 different countries, who discussed the progress on work packages focusing on the first round of workshops and making plans for the future.

Eco Karst - The second training for managers of PA

The Training B was held from March 12 to March 16, in Tara National Park, Serbia. Almost 40 participants had a chance to enter into a new stage of capacity building within the ECO KARST project. This was the second of total 4 planned trainings, aiming at the capacity building of ECO KARST partners in the area of new methodologies for the ecosystem services assessment, mapping and economic valuation.

The third steering committee meeting

The Third Steering Committee meeting was held last week (February 19 – February 22, 2018) in the Bükk National Park, Hungary. The event gathered all project partners from 9 different countries, who performed the first project review and discussed the progress on the work packages and the plans for the future.

Eco Karst - The first training for managers of PA

The training on Identification of ecosystem types, ecosystem services and stakeholder mapping and analysis was held the last week (November 13–16. 2017) in Nature park Žumberak - Samoborsko gorje, Croatia. This was the first of total 4 planned trainings organized within the ECO- KARST project, all with the aim to build capacities of stakeholders in 7 pilot areas and secure their networking.

Study visit to Kalkalpen NP, Austria

In the period from September 24 until September 27, 2017 around 60 participants from 9 different countries visited the National Park Kalkalpen in Austria.

Cooperation with Black Canyon of Gunnison NP

On Monday 12th June Tara National Park and Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park (Colorado, U.S.) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

Tara wildlifewatching

Another opportunity emerging in Serbia is the chance to look for Brown Bear and other charismatic mammals including Wolf, Chamois, and Beech and Pine Martens. The primary place for these is Tara National Park, a middle-altitude forest in the Dinaric Alps which ranges in elevation between 1,000-1,500 m. 


In Tara National Park is currently underway placing of hiking signposts and marking of mountaineering trails. Project is implemented by Tara NP in cooperation with the mountaineering club Tara, and funding is provided the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications.


Tara National Park opened its new Visitors center "Our house of Nature" located in the administration building in Bajina Basta.

MEDS Tara 2015 - ground zero

MEDS Tara 2015 is an event that will gather 300 young designers (and people with a specific interest in design) from around the world with a collective mission to create objects from natural materials, responding to Tara National Park.

Toward nature, JP National park Tara