The European Wilderness Society meeting provided an opportunity for representatives of National Nature Park “Zacharovanyy kray” (Ukraine) and Low Tatra National Park ( Slovak Republic) to get acquainted and discuss ideas for common projects. Zacharovanyy kray contains the first certified wilderness and the Low Tatra is preparing for this certification and joining European Wilderness Network recently. Besides, other experience exchange topics are education and volunteers involvement. The next planned step is the visit Zacharovanyy kray by representatives of their Slovakian colleagues.
Iryna Shchoka is a regional development expert and is based in Uzhhorod, Ukraine.