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Let’s discover the Bali-Alonia Petrified Forest!

06 Oct 2021
Τα μοναδικά απολιθώματα του Πάρκου Απολιθωμένου Δάσους στη θέση “Μπαλή Αλώνια”

The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest invites you at a scientific excursion at the Bali-Alonia Petrified Fores on Saturday 9th October 2021 at 11.30. The excursion initially includes scientific presentation at the resting site next to the entrance of the Park and then a tour and acquaintance with the impressive fossil bearing sites.

At the same time, the Museum utilizing the internet and social networks, begins a social media campaign with the weekly presentation of the fossil bearing sites of the Bali-Alonia Petrified Forest Park.

The systematic excavations carried out in recent years by the Museum have brought to light important new fossil bearing sites adding valuable data to the image of the subtropical forest in the greater area of ​​Lesvos 20,000,000 years ago. The conservation and promotion works at the fossil bearing sites in the Park, recently completed by the Museum with funding from the Operational Programme North Aegean, were implemented with the aim of making the Park accessible to all and highlighting its uniqueness, with respect for the natural landscape and they were also awarded at the Landscape Awards 2021 in the category Large Scale Landscape Design / Heritage & Culture.