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Visit to Dadia

From my arrival, I have visited some places and for this reason I’m happier. The last place has been Dadia, where we were hosted in the house of other volunteers that work with the WWF. Dadia is a beautiful natural park where we could see Haliaeetus albicilla and Aegypius monachus. I’ve never seen the white-tailed […]

My first month in Vritta!!!

Hello everybody again, I am going to explain you how have been my first month in Vritta and surround. This first month has been very good because I have had the opportunity to learn a lot of thing and visit other cities and other places. About learning I have started with Greek lesson, I love […]

arrival to vrittá

Hello! I’m Pili, I’m from Córdoba and I’m 27 years old. I arrived here three weeks ago with my two Spanish partners and from this moment I’ve tried to know the greek culture and the food. For the moment everybody has been very nice with us and I hope to meet new friends little by […]

A new volunteers

Hello! I am Idoia a new volunteer in Agras wetland.. I am 26 years old, I studied environmental sciences and I am from Navarra. I arrived one month ago with other two Spanish volunteers. My first impression about Vrittá, my new village until July, was that Vrittá is too much small, more than I thought […]

Back in Athens

This week I had my mid-term seminar. I’ve been in Athens for the second time, in a very fancy hotel, near the Acropolis. It was the occasion to see my friends from the first seminar, and to visit a little bit more the capital – Although we hadn’t a lot of free time. We shared […]

Vlasty Festival: Great moment for “wetland” volunteers!

First of all, I am sorry to not giving news since long time. July was a busy month very interesting! We had two music festivals, Vlasty and River party. So, I will speak about the first one, Vlasty. This festival exists since a long time and has the particularity to combine music of the world […]

Cherry festival

At the end of the last month, I had the opportunity to participate at the cherries festival which takes place every year in Agras football field. For this occasion, we had some short-time volunteers from England and Greece. The four English volunteers- Michael 1, Michael 2, Emma (one week) and Ester (two weeks) -came with […]

Reflections collecting garbage in the wetland

Today as soon as we opened the info center we started as usual with our first morning task: cleaning the rubbish that people passing by along the national road leave around our building (in the parking area or in the back yard, by the lake of the wetland). It is frustrating for all of us […]


Hi, my name is Mari and I’m a new volunteer of the HOS project at the Agras-Vryta-Nisi Wetland. I arrived from Italy one week ago as part of the Let’s be Amicus EU project and I’ll be staying in this lovely corner of Greece for the next four months. The first eight days of my […]

Hello everyone!!

Hello everyone, My name is Fabio. I am a 27-year-old biologist from Brazil. Having finished my studies in Brazil, and followed a masters degree in Ecology and Environmental Biology at the University of Glasgow, in Scotland, I am sincerely delighted for having the opportunity to carry out some studies on birds in the north of […]