"Žumberak - Samoborsko gorje" Nature Park

The public institution "Žumberak - Samoborsko gorje Nature Park" manages the "Žumberak - Samoborsko gorje" Nature Park. At the head of the Public Institution, founded by the Republic of Croatia, is the Governing Board, which submits reports to the Ministry of the Economy and Sustainable Development on its work and on the work of the Institution. The head of the Institution is the director. The institution performs its activity as a public service through three internal organizational units: The Service for Professional Affairs of Protection, Preservation, Promotion and Use of the Nature Park, the Park Ranger Service and the Service for General Affairs.
The activities of the Institution are protection, maintenance and promotion of the Nature Park in order to protect and preserve nature, ensure undisturbed continuation of natural processes and sustainable use of natural resources, implement nature conservation policies and perform monitoring. In addition to the preservation of natural values and the sustainable use of natural resources, the role of the Institution is the protection and preservation of cultural heritage and traditional values of the area, interpretation and education, and cooperation with the local community.
Through its daily activities, the Public Institution communicates with the local population and visitors, and other users of the Nature Park, e.g. visitors, pupils, young students, researchers and other. Through its annual work program, the PI also includes educational programs for elementary school children, guided tours on educational trails, workshops and meetings with stakeholders, local population and universities that find interest in researching the Nature Park. The role of the Institution is also promoting this protected area through conferences, digital platforms, newspapers and other media.

"Žumberak - Samoborsko gorje" Nature Park has 2 current projects:

  • Habitat conservation

    Habitat conservation is important in maintaining biodiversity and saving endangered habitats and species.

    This project takes place:
    from 2022-06-24 till 2022-07-15
    and relates to:
    Volunteering Activities (formerly EVS)
  • Illegal dumpsite clean up

    Cleaning the environment in this protected area will secure much safer place for wildlife, locals, visitors and cleaner water.

    This project takes place:
    from 2022-08-22 till 2022-09-12
    and relates to:
    Volunteering Activities (formerly EVS)
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"Žumberak - Samoborsko gorje" Nature Park

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"Žumberak - Samoborsko gorje" Nature Park is

a Public Body
based in Croatia (Samobor)
  • Croatia Samobor
focused on
  • Environment
  • EVS volunteer wanted
  • Non-formal learning
  • Sustainable development
  • Volunteering
and interested in:
  • Volunteering Activities (formerly EVS)
  • Transnational Youth Initiatives
"Žumberak - Samoborsko gorje" Nature Park in 160 characters:

"Žumberak - Samoborsko gorje" Nature Park is a Croatian protected area with 342 sq km on a borderline with Slovenia, only 30 km away from the capital, Zagreb.

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