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The need for species conservation has never been greater. Despite notable successes in improving the fortunes of a number of bird species, more are being forced onto the list of those that need attention, both globally and in the UK. If we want to have a
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Bulgaria - you want me to do what with my digger?
[Dora Querido completes her reporting from Bulgaria – at least for the moment] ... and it all went by so fast! I had reached my last week in Bulgaria and was visiting the Burgas Lake LIFE project . Most of the work of this project is concentrated in the Poda Protected Area, the 'heart...
13 Jun 2012
Bulgaria - Dora the LIFE Explorer!
[Dora Querido gives us a couple of further updates from Bulgaria, following on from the recent trip she made with Pam Braham] So our two weeks in Bulgaria together were finished and after the trip to the Eastern Rhodope Mountains with Pam (see our previous blog ) I wasn’t expecting to see anything...
12 Jun 2012
Bulgaria - exploring Sakar Hills and Eastern Rhodope Mountains
[Pam Braham keeps us up-to-date on her trip to Bulgaria – and after dealing with financial reporting all week, she has a visit to the field to see some of the projects on the ground before heading home] After a week of paperwork, we set off from Sofia with great anticipation for Madzharovo,...
4 May 2012
Bulgaria – paperwork and a partnership success
[Pam Braham and Adrian Oates tell us more about the nuts and bolts of project review, a timely reminder that some people have 'glamorous' roles that take them into the field, while others keep the show on the road through their diligence and hard work behind the spotlights] Here's the...
2 May 2012
Bulgaria - Save the Raptor review day
[More from Dora Querido, our LIFE+ project officer…] Some may say that Steering Committees are the boring necessary evil of LIFE projects: for me they are exciting times! The Save the Raptor project was the first LIFE project run by BSPB . Its main aims are to reduce the impact of direct and...
1 May 2012
Bulgarian LIFE - tales from an infrequent traveller
[Continuing our reports from Bulgaria, Pamela Braham tells us about the work that happens behind the scenes to keep fieldworkers on the ground and birds in the air...] Two things that don't usually happen to me frequently are flying (I like my feet firmly on the ground) and travelling abroad for...
27 Apr 2012
Exploring Bulgarian LIFE Projects
[Dora Querido is a great new addition to our International team and she, along with Pamela Braham and Adrian Oates (financial wizards), will be reporting back from Bulgaria over the next couple of weeks...so over to Dora...] As part of my new role as Life+ Project officer at the RSPB I’m coordinating...
27 Apr 2012
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