III. International Eskikaraagac Stork Festival

The stork festival is part and result of a stork conservation project called” Stork friendly villages around Lake Uluabat”, which has been initiated and is kooperated by Prof. Ismet Arici and Franziska Arici, supported by several GO’s and NGO’s.

The festival itself is organized by a committee and supported and financed by the Municipality of Nilüfer, the Nilüfer Local Agenda and other GO’s and NGO’s.

The programme of the festival:

1. Day Workshop - Lake Uluabat: discussing the problems and identifying solutions

with the following presentations, for example:

-The needs of storks in their breeding and feeding areas

-Threats to storks on migration: how can we protect them?

- Water quality and wildlife – Frogs

- Fish stocks, species and interactions

2. Day Visit of the stork villages around the lake - film about stork migration

3. Day Social event in the village of Eskikaraagac

Village of Eskikaraagac at Lake Uluabat, Karacabey – Bursa 40° 12' 13.1436" N, 28° 25' 56.5464" E
Start date: 
Friday, May 11, 2007 - 00:00
End date: 
Sunday, May 13, 2007 - 02:00