The LIFE AMYBEAR project deals with the recorded increase in the incidents of human and bear interaction in the areas of Amyntaio and Florina Municipalities. This "interaction" creates problems that have been known for many years, such as damages to rural economic activities (livestock farming, beekeeping, crops), as well as others that have been observed relatively recently at a remarkable intensity, such as the approach of bears to settlements or the increase of the number of road accidents involving bears.

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On Monday, August 2, 2021, a seminar was held at the Chamber of Florina, for the training and guidance of the companies of the Municipality of Florina that expressed interest in receiving the Local Quality Label of "BROWN BEAR", which was developed and will be awarded in the frame of LIFE AMYBEAR project.

06 Aug 2021

On Friday, July 30, 2021, a meeting was held between the Environmental Organization "Callisto" and the Hunting Association of Amyntaio in the framework of the LIFE AMYBEAR project:

03 Aug 2021

The procedures for the awarding of the “Brown Bear Quality Label” (gold, silver, bronze label) have begun by the Commercial and Industrial Chamber of Florina within the LIFE AMYBEAR project.

As Mr Savvas Sapalidis, President of the Chamber of Florina, stated “Our Chamber once again highlights the ecological sensitivity that it possesses, participates in the project as it gives added value to local products and the agritourism destination of the Regional Unit of Florina”.

28 Jun 2021

Presentation of the “trails of coexistence” and the environmental education actions

In the framework of Action E5 action of the LIFE AMYBEAR project, two paths – a mountainous one and a lakeside nature one – were re-marked by the environmental organisation “Callisto”, proposing the routes to be used in an educational and informational way in the field.

13 May 2021