Opening Conference for the Project - Jeleśnia 27.03.2014
On 27th March 2014 in „Vesta” Leisure and Conference Centre in Jeleśnia the opening conference for Life+ Beskid Mountains Project was held. The objective of the Conference was to present the subject matter of the Project. During the indoor conference session all the substance-based actions and outdoor actions were presented to be intended for implementation within the framework of the Project. Furthermore, dr hab. prof. UŚ Zbigniew Wilczek from the Silesian University (UŚ) presented the current status quo, needs and requirements as well as the nature protection policy in the area of Beskid Śląski and Żywiecki. Ms Barbara Rosiek from the Municipal Museum in Żywiec shared her views upon a selection of cultural aspects of the Beskid Mountains Highlanders, and Mr Piotr Kohut from the Transhumance Pasturage Foundation delivered the lecture titled „Zachowanie dziedzictwa kulturowego i krajobrazowego poprzez utrzymywanie tradycyjnej działalności rolniczej” [„Preservation of the cultural and landscape heritage by means of maintaining traditional agriculture”]. During the outdoor session of the conference, the conference participants went to Koniaków in order to show the current workflow for the pasturage policy in the Beskid Mountains.