PIVKA.KRAS.PRESIHA (European Regional Development Fund)
Improving the conservation status of species and habitat types of the Seasonal Lakes of Pivka Nature Park .
Characterisation of karst aquifers on a regional and local scale: the case of the hinterland of the Malni water source (Karst Research institute). In the area of the Seasonal Lakes of Pivka Nature Park, the Institute for Karst Research ZRC SAZU conducts research within the project “Characterisation of karst aquifers on a regional and local scale: the case of the hinterland of the Malni water source” (ARRS no. L7-2630)
The three-year project, which began in September 2020, builds on research conducted between 2016 and 2019.
Project of the Ecomuseum of the Seasonal Lakes of Pivka (European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development)
In 2013, the Ecomuseum of the Seasonal Lakes of Pivka project was implemented, the value of which amounted to EUR 108,053, of which EUR 65,218 were obtained from the European Agricultural Fund, namely from the rural development programme 2007-2013.
Thematic path at the Živa Wastewater Treatment Plant
In 2016, we implemented the project LEARNING PATH AT THE ŽIVA WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT in collaboration with the companies CID treatment plants, Godina, Kovod, and GeaArt.
Implementing the development of sustainable tourism in accordance with the guidelines of the national park/protected areas of the regions (international cooperation – LEADER-CLLD)
Project duration: 1. 9. 2017 to 31. 7. 2021
Edible and sensory parks (LEADER-CLLD)
The Agency of the Republic of Slovenia for Agricultural Markets and Rural Development selected the Edible and sensory parks project for intergenerational education in the direction of self-sufficiency and sustainable rural development in the municipalities of Postojna, Pivka, and Ilirska Bistrica (UČP) for co-financing in the amount of EUR 49,728.19.
Culturecovery (Interreg Central Europe)
The Municipality of Pivka implemented the European project CULTURECOVERY, aimed at the protection and restoration of intangible cultural heritage in Central Europe with the help of ecomuseums.
Interactive tourism for all (LAG collaboration – LEADER-CLLD)
Interactive tourism for all is a LAG collaboration project in which the Partnership LAG Zasavje, LAG Notranjska, LAG In the embrace of the sun, LAG Along the heritage trails from Turjak to Kolpa, LAG Upper Savinjska and Šaleška dolina, and LAG Between Snežnik and Nanos (Municipality of Pivka – Nature Park) the Seasonal Lakes of Pivka Nature Park.
Establishment of an eco-tent for the disabled people (LEADER-CLLD)
Partners: Postojna Secondary Forestry and Woodworking School, Project partners: Municipality of Pivka, Education Tamara Urbančič s.p., Rihard Baša s.p.
Carnivora Dinarica (Interreg Slovenia-Croatia)
The Carnivora Dinarica project was aimed at improving the protection status of large carnivores in the Natura 2000 areas of Javorniki-Snežnik, Notranjski trikotnik, Gorski Kotar and Severna Lika, which form a uniquely concluded cross-border forest area in Central Europe.
NATURE & WILDLIFE (Interreg Slovenia-Croatia)
In the project, we created a tourist product – Explore the wondernature – for experiencing nature and wildlife in the Dinaric Karst’s cross-border area, which largely adheres to the guidelines of responsible nature management, particularly the use of brown bears in tourism. It is one of only three other areas in Europe (along with the Dinarides, the Carpathians, and Scandinavia) that still has all three species of large carnivores (bear, lynx, and wolf).
Multisensory experiences related to castles and villas of the cross-border region for excellence in tourism – MerlinCV (Interreg Italy-Slovenia)
MerlinCV is a cross-border strategic project co-financed within the Interreg VA Italy-Slovenia 2014-2020 Cooperation Programme from the European Regional Development Fund.
Secap Project (Interreg Italy-Slovenia)
The SECAP project is part of the Interreg Slovenia-Italy programme. The project’s common challenge is to provide practical assistance to the municipalities of the partner areas in the implementation of sustainable energy policies and in adapting to environmental changes identified in the transition from the Sustainable Energy Action Plan (SEAP) to the Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Action Plan (SECAP). The project’s main goal is to assist local operators in improving their energy planning capacity by focusing on energy savings, renewables, CO2 emissions reduction, and climate change mitigation measures.
Getting to Know the Pivka intermittent lakes by Bicycle (Drobnovratnik Association)
The Drobnovratnik Association conducted a one-year project called Getting to Know the Pivka intermittent lakes by Bicycle, which was funded in part by the Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment. They actively contributed to the development and easier launch of the then-newly established protected area, the Seasonal Lakes of Pivka Nature Park, whose mission is to ensure sustainable development and biodiversity preservation in the Pivka region.
Contribution to the knowledge of ecology and management of selected endemic or protected species of invertebrates in the Pivka river basin – FAMNIT (Programme ŠIPK)
Project time frame: April 2019 – July 2019
Life lynx – Rescue of lynx in the Dinarides and the south-eastern Alps from extinction (LIFE Programme)
Project time frame: 7. 2017–31. 3. 2024
Life Dinalp Bear – Comprehensive management and protection of brown bears in the northern Dinarides and the Alps (LIFE Programme)
Project time frame: 7. 7. 2014–30. 6. 2019
ForBioEnergy (Interreg Mediterranean)
A significant portion of the Mediterranean forests are protected areas, and while they provide numerous opportunities for the production of wood biomass, there are some constraints on its extraction and subsequent use for energy purposes.
AlpES – Mapping, conservation and management of ecosystem services in the Alpine space (Interreg Alpine Space)
The project lasted 36 months from 1. 1. 2016 to 31. 12. 2018. The total cost of the project is nearly EUR 2.3 million, with the EU contributing 85% (EUR 1,829,886.45) through the Interreg Alpine Space Programme. The European Academy (EURAC) in Bolzano is the project’s lead partner. The partnership involves all Alpine countries except Switzerland, which has project observer status. The Institute for Nature Conservation of the Republic of Slovenia collaborated with nine project partners from Italy (4), Austria (2), Germany (1), France (1), and Liechtenstein (1).