Rusenski Lom Nature Park

Duration: 27 March 2013  – November2014 

Contractor: Eco-InnovationsLtd.

The project aims at reviewing the status of extremely rare species (some exception constitutes the Spermophilus citellus  европейския лалугер), where determining the existence for some of them is quite problematic. During the on-site studiesan array of methods will be used aiming at gathering maximum detailed and trustworthy information. It has to be indicated that for Rusenski Lom NP the existence of Sicista subtilis  andMyomimus roachi has not been confirmed, whereas the existence of the latter has not been ascertained to the North of Stara Planina mountain.

The entire territory of Rusenski Lom NP will be studied (3408 ha). To the extent that there is a possibility of a direct dependence of species’ status within the borders of the Park by its status outside the Park’s borders. The habitats of the described species will be described in detail (territory, borders, location, physic-geographic characteristics), and apart from this the level and nature of anthropogenic influence will be determined.

Pirin National Park and Tisata reserve

Project Partners: Icom Consult–М Ltd.,DG Consult Ltd.,Konsultantska grupa za obshtestveni porychki Ltd.

The OPE funded Organization and Sustainable Manangement of Pirin National Park and Tisata reserve project commenced on November 7th, 2012 and will be implemented in the next 29 months.

During the implementation of the service the aim will be to achieve many of the measures envisaged in the park’s management plan, to implement habitat and species preservation and regeneration measures for Pirin National Park and Tisata reserve and as whole to facilitate the preservation of protected areas, to renew the existent infrastructure in accordance with the European standards and legislation.

Project Goals:

In its context the implementation of the service aims at ensuring expert and logistics support to the Pirin National Park Directorate during the administrative, technical and financial management process, for an optimum and effective EU fund accumulation as well as the successful implementation of the project activities. Strengthening of the Pirin National Park Directorate’s institutional capacity is expected to be achieved through daily assistance for improvement of the administrative activities during public procurement procedures.

Expected Results:     

  • Successful implementation of project activities within the schedule’s framework.
  • Best results for the input resources.
  • Pirin National Park Directorate’s improved capacity in management of EU funded projects.
  • Transparency and law adherence in all procedures.