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With great turnouts on our organized exploration to the marine park of the petrified forest of Nissiopi last Saturday and Sunday 16th and 17th July, we are pleased and excited to organize more trips for those who are interested! The trips take place with a special ship that has glass flooring, allowing visitors to extend their bodies and imagination to look into the past and ponder about the present.

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September 6th is Global Shorebird Day and the Global Shorebird Count is taking place during the week of September 1-7.

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A beautiful summer evening full of music, song, pictures and light had the chance to experience those who attended "This is Lesvos" which took place on Saturday, August 7, 2021 in the outdoor amphitheater of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest for the presentation of the publications "LESVOS ISLAND - UNESCO GLOBAL GEOPARK" and "THE OLIVE IN LESVOS".

The event started with music by the guitar solist Manolis Androulidakis and Eleni Katsouli, while at the same time impressive photos of Dimitris Talianis from Lesvos alternated with the music.

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The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest invites you on Saturday 7 August 2021, at 20:30, at its outdoor amphitheatre for the presentation of the two book albums:

"Lesvos Island Unesco Global Geopark"

Publication of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest

& "The olive tree in Lesvos"

Publication of the Cultural Association

"Olive Island Lesvos"

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Saturday 24 July at 11.00 am.

Educational Activity “Young Paleontologists”

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The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest in the framework of actions for people with vision impairment and mobility problems, participates in the ERASMUS + program "Geology for the Visually Impaired and Disabled”.

It is an important program that will include the design and implementtion of mobile educational applications aimed at acquainting people with visual impairments and mobility problems with our geological heritage and geosites found in UNESCO Global Geoparks.