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SCOPRITARTA - The success of the closing day

The second and last edition of the Scopri-Tarta environmental education programme ended with a large participation of pupils and teachers of the winning classes.

An intense day, which in the morning saw at least 400 pupils from all Sicilian provinces to participate with great enthusiasm on the beach of San Leone at the release of a specimen of Naval Turtle, curated in the Maritime Turtle Recovery Center in Lampedusa. Event coordinated by the Free Consortium with the support of the Faunistic-Venating Department of Agrigento, the operators of the Torre Salsa Nature Reserve of the WWF and of the biologist Daniela Freggi, director of the Lampedusa Recovery Center.

In the afternoon, however, the award ceremony of the winning classes, attended by the Extraordinary Commissioner of the Liberal Consortium dr. Giuseppe Marino, visibly satisfied with the content of the project and the great participation of the schools, and who expressed appreciation for the work of the staff of the Environment Department directed by dr. Fabrizio Caruana. Also present are the deputy head of the provincial school office Prof. Stefania Lerna and the WWF president of Agrigento Giuseppe Mazzotta.

The list of winning classes is published on the website of the Free Consorzio Comunale and on the website of the project 

TartaLife coordinated by

  • ISMAR Istituto di Scienze Marine - CNR Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerca

partner TartaLife

  • Area marina protetta - Isole Egadi
  • Area marina protetta - Isole Pelagie
  • Fondazione Cetacea Onlus
  • Parco Nazionale dell'Asinara
  • Consorzio Unimar
  • Legambiente
  • Provincia Regionale Agrigento

co-financing TartaLife poject

  • Ministero delle Politiche Agricole Alimentari e Forestali
  • Regione Marche

contribution of

  • Life
  • Rete Natura 2000


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