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261st bird species recorded at Vransko Lake Nature Park

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65th day of the ringing camp, at the Ornithological reserve of Vransko Lake Nature Park, will be remembered by an extremely rare bird in this area. Justo Lušić – Tino, the ringer-in-charge and Jerko Sisgoreo, the bird ringing assistant, have caught, identified, ringed and released one specimen of Emberiza pusilla or Little Bunting on Monday, 2nd of October 2017. Little ... Read More »

The children, best birdwatchers!

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Eurobirdwatch day, the biggest event organized by BirdLife partners in Europe and their local partners was held on Saturday 1.10. in the Ornithological reserve of Vransko Lake Nature Park with the aim of involving the general public in bird watching on migration and generally raising awareness about this natural phenomenon. The invitation was accepted by more than 100 visitors including ... Read More »

New firefighting vehicle

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Nature Park Vransko Lake has received a new vehicle from Ministry of Environmental and Nature Protection financed through the Project of integration in EU Natura 2000. This compact pick-up vehicle with a fire pump will be used in fire protection during the fire season. Because of its size and speed, this vehicle can easily reach fire zones. The rest of ... Read More »

Garlic and games – Vransko Lake Nature Park and surrounding Local Products Fair, 17.07.2016., Viewpoint Kamenjak

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Public institution Vransko Lake Nature Park organizes local products fair called “Garlic and games”, in order to improve connections with local farmers, promote the traditional cultural heritage of the area and local agricultural products. The fair will be held on 17th July 2016, starting at 18 pm on the viewpoint Kamenjak (Radašinovci village in the Vransko Lake Nature Park), popular ... Read More »

On the occasion of World Migratory Bird Day we successfully held on a class of bird watching

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Every second weekend in May, since 2006, we celebrate a World Migratory Bird Day. That day is celebrated primarily to raise awareness of general public about the need to protect migratory birds including their habitats. An iniciative to celebrate that day was launched under the sponsorship of an international “Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds” (AEWA) and “The ... Read More »

Once a volunteer always a drystonewaller!

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Brave 6, in majority female volunteers, contributed greatly to dry stone wall restoration of Modrave olive groves during the week May 6th – 13th. Diverse but united group worked full force to master the basics of dry stone wall building, with spending free time to visit valuable localities in the Nature Park and surroundings, from Kunovac near Medviđa all the ... Read More »

Opening of Info Center Prosika in the season of 2016.

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From this Saturday, May 14, 2016, Info Center Prosika is opened for visitors. Working hours of Info Center Prosika is every day from 07:00 till 20:00. At Info Center you can get more informations about Nature Park from our employees, you can take tourist or cycling map or even find something in the gift shop what will remind you on ... Read More »

Dry Stone Wall Mason Volunteers arriving at Vransko lake Nature Park

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The dry stone wall season 2016 begins with the traditional activities but shine in a new light with a volunteer program “Dry Stone Wall Mason” in the olive grove Modrave organised as a part of the national program “Volunteer in Parks of Croatia” From a dozen registered volunteers, 6 dry stone wall masons will devote seven days of valuable time ... Read More »

Two towers – Archaeological research at the Osridak hill

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The results of archaeological research on the hill Osridak – Gradina in Vransko Lake Nature Park were presented on Tuesday, 5 April 2016. Research conducted in March 2016 is the result of cooperation of Vransko Lake Nature Park and the Archaeological Museum of Zada.  The results were presented by dr. Sc. Jakov Vučić, director of the Archaeological Museum of Zadar ... Read More »