Natura Awards 2016: Vote for the biodiversity project of Skyros island, Greece
The Greek island of Skyros, which is a part of Europa Nostra’s programme ‘ENtopia: Our Places in Europe’, mount Kochylas and the LIFE Programme implemented by the Municipality of Skyros, Elliniki Etairia and the Hellenic Ornithological Society, are among the 24 finalists for the Natura 2000 Awards 2016!
Using EU LIFE+ funding, biodiversity-oriented tourism activities, such as ecotourism, bird-watching tourism, special publications, documentary, special exhibition of local art products (embroidery, ceramic, woodcarving) inspired by the species of the island, and so many others have been organised, establishing Mountain Kochylas as a well-designed, attractive ecotourism destination and excelling in the “Socio-economic benefits” category.
LIFE Skyros is also eligible for the EU Citizens Award which will be determined by online voting until midnight on Sunday 8 May 2016.
Support Skyros candidacy and vote for the EU Citizens Award!
Please follow the link http://natura2000award-application.eu/finalist/2678 and click ‘VOTE NOW!’