Project: Geopark

Project goals were:

- Establishment of a transboundary geopark;
- Promote the sustainable use of geological natural resources and contribute to their conservation through cross-border coordination and management;
- Intensification of transboundary cooperation;
- Improving the visibility and promoting the sustainable development of this area, mainly through "geotourism" and "geoeducation".

Project duration: 36 months (completed: 31. 8. 2013).

Lead partners:

  • Podzemlje Peče, d.o.o.

Project partner:

  • Obir Dripstone Caves.
  • The Institute of the Republic of Slovenia for Nature Conservation, Maribor Regional Unit.
  • The municipality of Črna na Koroškem
  • The municipality of Mežica
  • The municipality of Prevalje
  • The municipality of Globasnitz
  • The municipality of Zell
  • The municipality of Freistritz ob Bleiburg
  • The regional museum Koroška, department Ravne na
  • RRA Koroška, regionalna razvojna agencija za Koroško
  • Regionalmanagement Kärnten Dienstleistungs - GesmbH