Through tour of Peshter Lake in the area of Karajukića wells and bird feeders Pešter, on June 8, 2022, officially started a three-day training in Sjenica within the Training Program for wildlife guides. More than 25 participants had the opportunity to start learning about the bird biodiversity of the Pešter plateau and the cross-border region of Serbia and Montenegro, together with trainer Marko Sciban from the Society for the Protection and Study of Birds of Serbia.
The training will continue on June 9 and 10, with field work in the area of the Vapa River canyon and the village of Đerekare, in order to inform future wildlife guides about bird biodiversity and the resources they have for the development of eco-tourism in this cross-border region.
The training is realized within the “Hoo Hoo Project – Creation of Owl and Other Wildlife Experiences”, which aims to encourage the development of tourism based on the natural heritage of wild plant and animal species in the cross-border area between Serbia and Montenegro. The project is implemented with the financial support of the European Union within the IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Serbia-Montenegro 2014-2020, and co-financed by the Ministry of Public Administration, Digital Society and Media in Montenegro.