As part of our Balkan Anti-Poisoning Project we are bringing a wide range of audiences together to discuss the practice of illegal wildlife poisoning, how conservation projects are working to protect vultures against this issue on the Balkan Peninsula and future directions to tackle this illegal poisoning, the single largest barrier to vultures making a comeback in the region.
The Balkan Vulture Anti-Poisoning Workshop will take place between Monday 8 April 8am and Wednesday 10 April 2019 3pm
Registration is essential and opens from today, Friday 21 December, and closes on Thursday 31 January.
This workshop is being co-hosted in Serbia by Special Nature reserve Uvac, Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia/BirdLife Serbia and Birds of Prey Protection Foundation and other organisations from Serbia, to be confirmed soon.
Over the course of three days the workshop will focus on the practice of illegal wildlife poisoning on the Balkan Peninsula.
Day one - over three sessions participants will get
Day two - will feature a training course led by Spanish authorities and officials based on their best practices in the work tackling poisoning.
Day three - participants will join Field trips to Special Nature Reserve Uvac and visit the Griffon Vulture colonies.
Participants joining us for the Balkan Vulture Anti-Poisoning Workshop will
This Workshop is targeting wildlife conservation organisations, governmental organisations and individuals working in the Balkan region dealing with the issue of illegal wildlife poisoning. Spaces are limited and priority will be given to those attending from the Balkan region, however, we encourage colleagues from elsewhere to register their interest in attending the workshop.
Registrations are now open and will close on Thursday 31 January. The organising committee made up of Uroš Pantović, Balkan Anti-Poisoning Project Officer, Jovan Andevski, Vulture Programmes Manager, and Dean Veall, Communications Officer, will review registrations and confirm successful registrations by mid-February.
A detailed agenda and more details about the Balkan Vulture Anti-Poisoning Workshop will follow shortly.