The Administration of the Măcin Mountains National Park has organized the 6th edition of the ecologic competition „Tradition, People and Nature", dedicated to the European Park Day.
The Competition has taken place in the Măcin Mountains National Park – Valea Fagilor (Beech Valley) area near Luncaviţa.
The participants were 5 teams: Snowdrop – Luncaviţa, Jeica – Cerna, The Wood Elves – Greci, Dobrogean Peonies – Măcin, Silver Berry – Jijila.
The 5 members of each team took part in 5 tasks:
I. 10 questions about biodiversity and management actions regarding the natural park perimeter.
II. The composition of a work (poetry, song, play, etc.) showing the importance of the Măcin Mountains National Park for the community.
III. The presentation and interpretation of a local traditional custom (history, significance, props).
IV. The presentation of a local craft (history, importance, props).
V. The identification of 10 species of plants and trees.
The winners of this edition were the members of the Silver Berry – Jijila team, followed closely by the Jeica – Cerna and Dobrogean Peonies – Măcin team. But the general feeling was that everybody won. All the participants were rewarded with prizes.
The event was also joined by representatives from the Agency of Environment Protection in Tulcea and the Tulcea County Council.
This event has been organized by the Administration of the Măcin Mountains National Park and the Luncaviţa Municipality and was especially dedicated to the neighboring communities and all those who love the special natural environment of the Măcin Mountains National Park.