Fair "Den meštrov z Goričkoga"

20130901 sejem mestrov4 spletSeptember in Goričko started with a special fair, named "Den meštrov z Goričkoga" (Day of masters from Goričko). Fair took place on 1st Septmeber 2013 on the grassland between sport centre Križevci and otter'a centre Aqualutra.

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Boomerangers visited centre Aqualutra

20130730bumerang srece7On Tuesday, 30th July 2013, we had a special visit in centre Aqualutra in Križevci, Goričko. Next door, in sport centre Križevci, children have a summer camp Boomerang of happiness. Children came to visit in two groups. During the visit they met otter, their mysterious neighbour. With the help of mounted animals children met otter's relatives, they touched otter's fur, counted fingers on otter's paw ... for the end we visited nearby stream with the yougest children. There children could catch and see smaller freshwater inhabitants. Lovely visit, filled with infant curiosity. Insight in our day is available in the gallery.

April events in centre Aqualutra

Also this year we were active on Earth Day. Besides having a stand at international fair LOV, we hosted a group of students. Students of Biology and Ecology with Nature Conservation, University of Maribor, visited Aqualutra centre on 19th April 2013. We presented them our institute, as an example of non-governmentl and non-profit organization that obtains different projects. They got familiar if LIFE financial mechanism through our previous Life project, Aqualutra, and current Life project, Aquaviva.

In the afternoon we met with pupils from primary school Bakovci. Their visit included a walk around Hodoš lake, where an educational path is set, "With otter to cleaner water". Together we were doscovering the biodiversty of Hodoš lake. Photos are available in the gallery of primary school Bakovec (photos 114-144, on pages 6-8).

Centre Aqualutra in Slovenian Magazine

os gornji_petrovci10In April our centre visited RTV Slovenia camera team. During an outdoor class that we held for pupils of primary school Gornji Petrovci, a news on centre was filmed. The news was broadcasted in TV show Slovenian Magazine (429th show) on 2nd June 2012. In case you missed it, you can still watch the show on MMC RTV Slovenia webportal (it's in english).