LIFE FALKON Newsletter

Issue #3 - August 2021

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2 July 2021

on 29th and 30th of June the VIII INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON THE CONSERVATION OF THE LESSER KESTREL took place online and hosted by Directorate General for Sustainability of the ...

LIFE FALKON brochure and postcards are now available!

30 June 2021

LIFE FALKON brochure and postcards are now available in English for download and consultation! In the brochure you will find general information regarding project objectives and activities, as well as scientific ...

LIFE FALKON is back to school!

17 May 2021

Among the main objective of any LIFE project there is to increase the awareness about nature conservation of people living in the project areas. Educational activities of LIFE FALKON began in 2019 in both Greece and Italy and were partially suspended due to ...

LIFE FALKON at 3rdNatura 2000 seminar!

13 May 2021

Between the 4th and 7th May the 3rd Seminar of Natura 2000 for the Mediterranean Region took place online, hosted by the Italian Regione Calabria and the Sila National Park. The Seminar is part of the Natura 2000 Biogeographic Process, launched in 2011 by ...


6 May 2021

On 5th May, LIFE FALKON hosted an on-line networking event, with the participation of Spanish non- profit organization DEMA PRIMILLA. It is an NGO that since 30 years have been working on studying and protecting the Lesser Kestrel. Indeed, DEMA produced ...

Field monitoring visits in the Po Plain!

4 May 2021

On the 23rd of April a field monitoring visit took place in the Italian project areas located in the Emilia Romagna region. Michelangelo Morganti from CNR-IRSA, lead partner of LIFE Falkon, welcomed the project ...

LIFE Falkon as project of the month!

30 March 2021

Since 2017, the Ministry of Ecological Transition has dedicated a column to all Italian LIFE projects of the 2014-2020 period called the “Project of the Month“, which can be consulted on the Ministry’s website. The column aims to facilitate ...

New homes for the Lesser Kestrels in Komotini (Greece)

26 March 2021

HOS installs nest-boxes to welcome back home the endangered falcons! Spring marks the return of the Lesser Kestrels in the plain of Komotini, northeastern Greece. The Hellenic Ornithological Society / BirdLife Greece ...

Setting up of the nesting towers in the Po Plain

28 February 2021

The LIFE FALKON staff guided by the project partners ISPRA, has concluded a three-days rush of works to set up the nesting towers in the Po Plain. Built during the winter, these three towers (two more are still in ...

Networking for the Lesser Kestrel in Greece!

28 February 2021

Educational activities for the Lesser Kestrel in Lemnos, Ioannina and Komotini While Lesser Kestrels are preparing for their return to the Mediterranean, educators from all levels of education are working to make sure ...
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