The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrfied Forest was awarded at the Landscape Awards 2021, the first Greek awards that highlight the contribution of landscape architecture in strengthening the links between nature, space and humans, for its interventions for the protection and promotion of the Lesvos Petrified Forest Park.
The Museum was awarded the Bronze award in the category Large Scale Landscape Design / Heritage & Culture for the Promotion and Conservation of the Lesvos Petrfied Forest Park-Area Kiria Apolithomeni. The award was received by the Director of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrfied Forest, Professor Nikolaos Zouros.
The Lesvos Petrified Forest Park in the area of Kiria Apolithomeni is the main core of the Lesvos Petrified Forest, the Preserved Monument of Nature that dates back to 20 million years ago. The works of the promotion of the fossil-bearing sites of the Park, which occupies an area of 286 acres, were designed and implemented with the aim of making it accessible to all and at the same time highlighting its uniqueness and respecting the natural landscape. The works were funded by the Regional Operational Program "North Aegean 2014-2020" of the North Aegean Region.
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