Poster about wild bees
Together with Municipality of Ljubljana, we printed posters about wild bees and wild pollinators. So far, over 500 species of bees have been found in Slovenia. Wild pollinators, including bees, bumblebees and wasps, are important for biodiversity and ecosystem services of pollination for food production.
Magical Nature 2017
Catalog of the international competition of nature photography Magical Nature 2017 (B.7) exhibits selection of best photographs from six categories: Mammals, Birds, Other animals, Plants, Natural Landscapes, Man and nature. The competition was organized by the Association of Slovenian Nature Photographers.
Promotion poster for schools
For the promotion of project activities for elementary school pupils, we prepared a promotional poster (B.3) with a very colorful species of bird that lives also in Slovenia – European bee-eater (Merops apiaster). Posters will be distributed to schools throughout Slovenia.
The first year of the project was devoted to the preparation of the communication strategy of the project (A.1). Strategy is a result of joint work of all project members that participated at two workshops under the guidance and advice of the expert in nature conservation communication, Špela Polak.
News for households in Goričko
The first number of news for households in Goričko protected area (D.1) was published and is dedicated to biodiversity in the forest. More than 8,300 households in the area of Goričko Nature Park will receive the printed news. In the future, we will use it as material at different events of the project.
PowerPoint lecture about biodiversity
We have prepared PowerPoint slides and transcript with general information about biodiversity that is intended for educational purposes (B.1). The content includes information about biodiversity in general and in Slovenia. Slides are freely available for educational purposes with reference to authors.
We created first promotional material (D.1). Pens are made of recycled materials (paper and plastic) and wood. Caps are practical to use in the field. Magnets were made by organization of workers with disabilities and promote five project flagship species. T-shirts promote project design and logos.
Coloring book “The guardian of treasures”
The coloring book with different animal and plant species typical for the Ljubljana marsh presents the biodiversity to the young generation – children. In the Krajinski park Ljubljansko barje we will distribute it at our activities in kindergartens, schools and other events inside and outside the park (D.1).
TNP – Junior newsletter
Newsletter is prepared for the youngest visitors of the Triglav National Park, where they can learn everything about the fantastic diversity of life – biodiversity. We have distributed the newsletter to more than 7000 pupils from 39 primary schools and it is also freely available in park’s info centers.
City posters about biodiversity – food
We continue with the advertising campaign on posters in cities that will promote biodiversity in Slovenia (B.1). With second motives, we want to present to the public the importance of biodiversity for people. Did you know that as many as a third of our diet depends on pollination of insects?
City posters about biodiversity – water
We continue with the advertising campaign on posters in cities that will promote biodiversity in Slovenia (B.1). With second motives, we want to present to the public the importance of biodiversity for people. Crayfish can be an indicator of clean waters, which we need as well.
City posters about biodiversity – air
We continue with the advertising campaign on posters in cities that will promote biodiversity in Slovenia (B.1). With second motives, we want to present to the public the importance of biodiversity for people. Did you know that three trees release approximately 300 kg of oxygen per year, which is sufficient for breathing of one person?
2nd News for households in Goričko
Biodiversity in the garden and orchard is presented in the second issue of our Newsletter. Because of their vicinity to humans, both important habitats are often overlooked as an habitat of plants and animals. Presentation of garden biodiversity is enriched with a short summary of the two lectures on the importance of maintaining biodiverse gardens.
Brochure about biodiversity
Biodiversity and its significance for humanity are under-recognised values and hence underestimated. We have published a brochure to bring biodiversity closer to everyone. It is important to be aware that we need biodiversity and to know what endangers it. Together we can protect it better.
Biodiversity on display panels
Slovenia has high biodiversity due to the crossing of four geographic regions. The exhibition consists of 10 panels, which represent biodiversity of various ecosystems. Each ecosystem is a living space with its own characteristics; however, biodiversity gives it a distinctive mark.
SLOVENIA, EUROPEAN BIODIVERSITY PARK – a colouring book for slightly older curious people
The rich biodiversity of our country could also be learned in an active way: by colouring the plants and animals from different living environments, from the Alpine highlands to the lowland forests along the Mura River. Colouring will be varied as our living world is and at the same time fun and educational. Illustrations were drawn by Vasja Koman.
A brooch of Life Naturaviva project with otter
The luxury of life on the planet in all its forms and interactions – this is BIODIVERSITY. Without it, there is no air that we breathe, no water that we drink and no food that we eat. There is a bumblebee in the cherry blossom; there is an earthworm in the soil, a lark above the field and a minnow in the stream. There is also an otter, which crosses the dune in a dawn and leaves its signature in the sand. Let’s sign the commitment to preserve biodiversity! Let’s sign for life!
Leaflet Agriculture and biodiversity go hand in hand
Biodiversity is our ally in production of food, therefore wey depend on it in future times and need to take good care to sustainably produce food while preserving biodiversity. Chamber of Agriculture and Forestry of Slovenia (CAFS) in collaboration with National Institute of Biology (NIB) has prepared a leaflet to highlight the key elements in agricultural landscape that significantly conserve biodiversity needed for agriculture.
Discover the world of pollination in Botanical Garden
Leaflet Discover the pollination world summarizes the contents of informational boards, which were set up in the Botanical Garden as the biodiversity educational trail about plants and pollinators (B.6). Leaflets will be distributed to schools and kindergartens, when visiting the Botanical Garden, and used at various project events.
Worksheets for primary and secondary schools in the Botanical Garden
We prepared worksheets for students of primary and secondary schools, to help them explore the biodiversity educational trail about plants and pollinators in the Botanical Garden (B.6). Worksheets are used for guided tours and are also suitable for independent exploration of the educational trail.
PowerPoint about biodiversity for lectures in primary schools
We have prepared PowerPoint slides and transcript with general information about biodiversity that is intended for educational purposes in primary schools (B.3). Slides are freely available for educational purposes with reference to authors.
Leaflet Podsreda castle trail
Leaflet Podsreda castle trail was prepared when new educational trail in the Kozjansko Park was arranged in the frame of our project. In the leaflet is a map with marked trail and information boards, with which you will explore the exceptional biotic diversity and rich cultural heritage of this area.
Ljubljana moor trough stamps
In the publication Ljubljana moor trough stamps the story about the Ljubljana marsh is presented on the stamps, which were published by the Post of Slovenia in the recent years. The motives of plant and animal species typical for the Ljubljana marsh are presented, as well as motives of rich cultural heritage and important personalities who created it, wrote about it or have been in some other ways connected to it. The booklet was published by Ljubljana Marsh Nature Park in 1.000 copies.
Green infrastructure – support to biodiversity
Also urban environment can be with the appropriate greening and its appropriate management a living environment to plants and animals. In brochure Green infrastructure – support to biodiversity you will find out what is the green infrastructure in urban environment, what is its meaning and how to preserve the biodiversity or even increase it with right measures.
Worksheets for primary and secondary schools for the educational trail about biodiversity and agriculture
We prepared worksheets for students of primary and secondary schools, to help them explore the educational trail about biodiversity and agriculture in the Grm Novo mesto – Center of Biotechnics and Tourism (B4.1). Worksheets are used for guided tours and are also suitable for independent exploration of the educational trail.
TNP – Junior newsletter 2019
We released a new number of the newsletter, prepared for the youngest visitors of the Triglav National Park, where they can learn everything about the Triglav national park and its fantastic diversity of life – biodiversity. We have distributed the newsletter to more than 7000 children from 38 primary schools and it is also freely available in the park’s info centres.
Information boards for the educational trail about biodiversity and agriculture
We prepared 11 information boards for the educational trail about biodiversity and agriculture in Grm Novo mesto – Center of Biotechnics and Tourism (B4.1). The information about biodiversity in agriculture, flowering meadows, meadow orchards, hedgerows, wetlands and ecosystem services important for agriculture is provided.
Informational boards at Roje meadow
Panels placed at Roje meadow are representing basic information about why this grassland is so special, why grasslands in nature are endangered and how, with appropriate management, the grassland biodiversity can be conserved or even increased. Whiles one of the panels presents plant biodiversity on this grasslands with some of the most interesting species exposed, the other presents animal diversity and the importance of grasslands for the pollinators.
On the bookmarks we presented some already well known figures from the colouring book The guardian of treasures, with short descriptions of the species. We also published coloured bookmarks of four seasons in the Ljubljana marsh, on which some animal and plant species from this area are presented. There are 10 different motives of bookmarks.
3rd News for households in Goričko
In the third issue of our Newsletter is presented connection between people, cultural landscape and biodiversity of Goričko. In the issue there are presented several habitats of Goričko and typical plant and animal species of cultural landscape. On the last page you can check advices on preserving rich cultural landscape and solve crossword.
City posters about biodiversity – insects
We continue with the advertising campaign on posters in cities that will promote biodiversity in Slovenia (B.1). With third motives, we want to present to the public threats to biodiversity. Did you know that in the last 30 years the number of insects has decreased by 70 %?