Long term protection of bats

The Long term protection of bats together with the local communities from the Carpathians and the Apuseni Mountains project was conducted during 1 July 2005 – 15 October 2006.

The purpose of the project was to assure the sustainable conservation of subterranean habitats used by bats in 5 karst areas from the Carpathians and the Apuseni Mountains by inventory and descriptions as Natura 2000 sites, to involve volunteers in the conservation of bat process, by organizing 2 training camps in 2005 and 2006, to raise public awareness.

The project was by the small grants program of Global Environment Found (GEF), implemented in Romania by the United Nations for Development Program (UNDP).