Project Launching Press Conference and Ground Squirrel Watch at Sanislău
The Environmental Protection Agency of Satu Mare County and „Milvus Group” Bird and Nature Protection Association organized a project launching press conference and ground squirrel watch on the 9th of April 2015 at Sanislău, Satu Mare County. The press conference was attended by students and teachers from the local middle school and representatives of the local authorities. After the thorough presentation of the project and the target species, the students and the teachers were taken to see the ground squirrels in the vicinity of the village, while the representatives of the press continued the conference at the Headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency. The presentation regarding the project and the target species, as well as the ground squirrel watch was enjoyed by the children, and there were thrilled to find out about the important role of small mammals in the conservation of the saker falcon and eastern imperial eagle.
Békéssy Erzsébet underlining the necessity of the LIFE project (Photo: Fülöp Timea Etelca).
Fülöp Tihamér is presenting the project (Photo: Fülöp Timea Etelca).
At the end of the presentation, the project staff answered to questions regarding the target species and the project (Photo: Fülöp Timea Etelca).
Handing out the educational material about ground squirrel and saker falcon (Photo: Fülöp Timea Etelca).
The ground squirrel watch was conducted by Hegyeli Zsolt and Marton Attila (Photo: Fülöp Timea Etelca).
Children seeking ground squirrel holes (Photo: Fülöp Timea Egeltelca).
Children seeking ground squirrel holes (Photo: Fülöp Timea Etelca).
Describing the general characteristics of the ground squirrel hole (Photo: Fülöp Timea Etelca).
The ground squirrels were observed with great interest by the students (Photo: Fülöp Timea Etelca).