Extremely low temperatures during January have frozen the Danube River in Serbia, but also wetlands all cross Republic of Serbia. Serbia’s authorities have banned river traffic on the Danube and Sava rivers due to ice and wind. On the occasion of 2. February – World Wetlands Day Faculty of Applied Ecology Futura, Singidunum University organize a three-day action called „Ice Wetland Windows“. Co-organizers are Special Nature Reserve Zasavica and Ecological and fishing association „Karaš“. The action take place at the experimental field of Faculty of Applied Ecology Futura, near Special Nature Reserve Zasavica. The area is dominated by a reverie biotop of the Zasavica River, in the length of 33.1 km. It is mosaic of aquatic and wetland ecosystems with fragments of flooded forests. The main goal of the action is to create open water holes in frozen wetlands and river channels and to facilitate the functioning of aquatic ecosystem, esspecially underwater wildlife and birds. Also, on 2. February starting at 12 am – Green Class called „Anthropogenic contribution in terms of constant low temperatures on wetland wildlife“ will be organized on this special occasion at experimental field of Faculty of Applied Ecology Futura. All the students from third year, which have course Ecohydrology and faculty members will be engaged in this activity. General public can also participate in this action.
Country : Serbia
Organizer : Faculty of Applied Ecology Futura, Singidunum University
Partners : Special Nature Reserve Zasavica and Ecological and fishing association „Karaš“
Target Audience: Youth Local Communities General publicType of Event: School Event Field Tour Other
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