NewsTree of the year enquiry will start in the occasion of Earth Day in Zvolen
Earth Day in Zvolen is traditionally prepared by the students of Faculty of Ecology, local NGOs and Poľada – Protected Area Administration. This year is this event supported by more public and privat subjects. From 22nd to 25th April there will be organised discussions, concert, workshops, educational activities and projection for children and edults. And on the Earth Day we open the process of nomitation of trees to next year of Tree of the Year enquiry.
Three more ecological projects thanks to METRO support
As a part of the grant programme "Trees inside the leaflets" supported Ekopolis Foundation in cooperation with Metro Cash and Carry Slovakia three ecological projects in the whole amount of 3,6 Ths. €. For the project of greenary planting in the whole Slovakia contributed each registred customer of METRO, who prefered electronical version of leaflets.
Green Belt grant program - supported projects
In 8th year of Green Belt grant program, which was opened by Ekopolis Foundation with cooperation of SLOVNAFT, a.s. was the support obtained by 24 projects. The whole devided amount is 59,5 Ths. €.
For active citizenship, children and youth and environmental protection support there will be devided almost 1.5 Mil. €
Ekopolis Foundation in cooperation with SOCIA Foundation and Children of Slovakia Foundation published the list of projects supported by 2nd Call of Proposal of NGOs Fund. In the topics of active citizenship, protection of the environment and climatic changes and projects focused on children and youth there were supported 35 projects in the whole amount of 1.4926 Mil. €.
The European Tree of the Year 2014 is a Thousand-years Old Elm from Bulgaria
Brussels (19th March 2014) – The winner of the fourth year of the European Tree of the Year online contest is an elm from the Bulgarian town of Sliven, receiving more than 77 thousand votes. The second place goes to a Hungarian wild pear, and the third to the so-called Wybicki oak from Będomin, Poland.
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