As coordinating beneficiary of LIFE11NAT/GR/1014 “ForOpenForests”, the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature participated with its project team in the kick-off meeting for LIFE projects from Greece and Cyprus, whose implementation started in 2012. The meeting was held on 15 November 2012, at the premises of the Forest Research Institute of Athens (Greek Agricultural Organization "DEMETER") and was organised by the external monitoring team of LIFE projects in Greece and Cyprus, Astrale. The meeting was attended by beneficiaries of all LIFE projects that started in 2012, and they presented their projects in brief. Staff members of the European Commission were also present, and they provided useful technical and financial advice for the implementation of projects.
Conservation of priority forests and forest openings in "Ethnikos Drymos Oitis" and "Oros Kallidromo" of Sterea Ellada, LIFE11 NAT/GR/1014