Attila, a well-known rocker from Miskolc, undertook a quest in May to move out to the puszta to guard eagles there. He wrote a diary, but since he has been participating in a 300 km-long walking trip over eleven days called Rockmaraton or „El Rockamino”, his posts can be read on the wbeblog called Kapanyél maintained by the Lángoló Gitárok and the Cser Publisher.
Police proposed charges against a professional hunter and his helper for killing two Imperial Eagles.
The 2nd International Nature Film Festival will be held between May 18 and 22, 2016 in Gödöllő, and the project starter short movie of the Helicon Life+ is also included in it.
Within the framework of HELICON LIFE+ project, MME in collaboration with the BOOKR Kids Mesetár published a tale titled “Sas és ember” (Eagle and man) in digital form.
MME, in collaboration with the Hortobágyi, Bükki and Körös-Maros National Park Directorates, has announced its action of nest guarding again this year, in certain SPAs, within the framework of HELICON LIFE+ project.
The Fishing, Hunting and Arms International Exhibition was organised the 23rd time this year. The event was held in Budapest between 18-21. February 2016, and BirdLife Hungary (MME) took part in it as an exhibitor. 270 exhibitors of 12 countries took part in creating the biggest FeHoVa exhibition ever. It’s huge success can be measured by the over 62 thousand visitors.
Higher mortality rate among younger, unexperienced age groups than mature birds is a common phenomenon among bird species. Therefore, it is expected that only a handful of the 35 satellite-tagged juvenile imperial eagles –marked during the HELICON LIFE+ programme- reach maturity at the age of 3-4 years.
The JULIUS-K9 company generously supports the work of "Falco" and the detection dog unit of HELICON LIFE+ project.
The AGROmashEXPO was a great success this year, it has brought together over 45.000 visitors from far and wide! The agricultural trade exhibition was organised in Budapest, on the 27-30th January 2016., and BirdLife Hungary (MME) took part in it as an exhibitor.
The 13th National Eagle Census was organized by MME/Birdlife in collaboration with Directorates of National Parks and other NGOs.