Contribution to the first strategic documents for nature conservation of the Bulgarian government

The BSPB was among the major partners of the state authorities for the development of the National Plan for the conservation of the Most Important Wetlands in Bulgaria, and consequently – of the National Strategy for Biodiversity Conservation too. With these documents nature conservation became an official part of the national policies of the Bulgarian state.

Love in white

We launched a systematic initiative that enabled us to save over 150 white stork nests from electrocution, and we encouraged electricity providers in Bulgaria to protect white stork nests on electricity pylons and poles by rising them on specially designed platforms.

Searching for the extinct monk seal

With funding by the British Embassy in Sofia we made a last attempt to find hypothetical surviving populations of the monk seal along the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. Unfortunately, the expedition found no evidence of monk seals here.