Case study:Restoration and environmental interpretation of the Riparian Forest of Nestos Delta

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Location: 40° 53' 24", 24° 48' 30"
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Status Complete
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Themes Habitat and biodiversity, Land use management - forestry, Monitoring, Social benefits
Country Greece
Main contact forename Petros
Main contact surname Kakouros
Main contact user ID User:PetrosKak
Contact organisation Greek Biotope/Wetland Centre
Contact organisation web site http://www.ekby.gr
Partner organisations Forest Service of Kavala
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After the completion of the project natural vegetation in the Riparian Forest of Nestos has been increased by 280 ha, while a set of supportive studies and actions will continue to facilitate a high level of conservation status for the vegetation and the species of the forest. Restoration of forest vegetation in combination with the intepretation and recreation infrastructure will promote the distinctive ecological, aesthetic and recreational values of the Riparian Forest of Nestos, contributing to the creation of sustainable development hot spot in the wider area.

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