Long term conservation of bats in their anthropic environment by high involvement of local communities
Implementation period: 2014-2016
Grant amount: 133.478,10 euro
The project is financed thru SEE grants, 2009-2014, in the frame of NGO Found in Romania, sustainable development component.
The main goal of the project is: to establish proper condition for bats which accommodate in anthropic areas. Due to the human activities of renovation/restoration of the buildings, the building dwelling bats are facing with many threats, so urgent protection measures are needed. In order to solve this we will follow the objectives above:
- protection of the most threatened bat colonies of buildings from 6 counties
- dissemination of good practices and the gained experiences during the project
- increasing the level of knowledge and making aware the local communities on the importance bat protection
The main beneficiaries of the project are: building owners where bats exists, local communities, volunteers, children from the targeted areas, bats.
Expected results: bat colonies will be protected, 5 buildings will be modified in batfriendly way, 50 accommodation will be evaluated and classified based on threats, the targeted local communities of 6 counties will be informed, trained volunteers that will be able to run bat conservation actions, informational materials will be edited and distributed.