Τhe participants from 52 countries, of the Digital Course on Unesco Global Geoparks 2021 were impressed by the excavation, promotion, conservation and protection works of the Lesvos Petrified Forest, along the construction site of the new Kalloni-Sigri road. The participants had the unique chance to mentally travel at the site though the impressive Virtual Tour led by professor N. Zouros, director of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest.
The rescue excavations carried out by the Museum along the road Kalloni - Sigri during the last years, with the financing of the Programme "Transport Infrastructure, Environment and Sustainable Development 2014-2020 ”of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport have brought to light impressively large number of petrified tree trunks and leafy horizons on the road section which crosses the protected area of the Petrified Forest from Antissa to Sigri.
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Sigri, Lesvos island, P.C. - 81103
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