Workshop On The Spot; preparatory actions at Nature Park Medvednica.
The Workshop On The Spot, to be celebrated in Slovenia on July 9th to 10th, was preceded by a visit of a Federparchi consultant to Nature Park Medvednica in order to assess the tourism development challenges that this park faces.
Within the framework of the implementation of the project CEETO - Central Europe EcoTourism: Tools for nature protection, the Federparchi consultant Giacomo Munegato, responsible for the implementation of the Action plan of pilot areas, spent two days at Nature Park Medvednica.
On Monday, 2 July 2018, there was a field trip to the pilot area of Nature Park Medvednica – a ski resort, roads and parking lots, where main traffic problems occur during ski season. On the second day of the visit, a stakeholders meeting from Nature Park Medvednica was held in Bistra County. The meeting gathered all relevant stakeholders considering the implementation of the Action plan: Croatian Mountain Rescue Service, Zagreb Electric Tram, Sljeme Ski Resort, Croatian Ski Association, Sljeme Ski Club, Ministry of the Interior – Zagreb police department, Zagreb Holding – Vladimir Nazor subsidiary, Tomislavov dom, the City of Zagreb – City Office for Physical Planning, WWF Adria – a biodiversity association. The project and pilot area were introduced at the meeting. A workshop was also conducted, with participants split into three groups where they gave their contribution to issue-solving by specific suggestions for practices and activities.
According to all information gathered, the consultant shall give a proposition of the Action Plan of Nature Park Medvednica pilot area within the framework of technical and financial capacities of the project implementation.