Τhe kick-off meeting of the project LIFE11 NAT/GR/1014, "Conservation of Priority Forests and Forest Openings in “Ethnikos Drymos Oitis” and “Oros Kallidromo” of Sterea Ellada", with the acronym "ForOpenForests", was held on the 27th of September at the offices of the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature, the coordinating beneficiary. The meeting was attended by representatives of all the project partners, namely the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, the Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems of the Forest Research Institute (IMFE), the Region of Sterea Ellada and the Environmental Organization ARKTOUROS. The European Commission was represented by an external monitoring expert for LIFE projects in Greece and Cyprus, Ms. Anastasia Koutsolioutsou. The scientific manager, Professor Kyriakos Georghiou, presented the various aspects of the project; technical details of the implementation progress were then discussed. The logo of the project was also presented, and received positive comments from all participants.
Conservation of priority forests and forest openings in "Ethnikos Drymos Oitis" and "Oros Kallidromo" of Sterea Ellada, LIFE11 NAT/GR/1014