State Nature Conservation of the Slovak republic


SNC SR is an expert institution focused on actions for nature and landscape conservation and administration of Slovak caves accessible to visitors in accordance with the provisions of the Act. No. 543/2002 C.L. on Nature and Landscape Conservation as amended by later regulations. It  was established by the Ministry of the Environment of the Slovak Republic.


Mgr. Martina Belková, Project manager, +421 (0) 48 472 20 25, e-mail:

RNDr. Zuzana Švatnerová, Financial manager,  +421 (0) 48 429 99 47, e-mail:

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NGO DAPHNE – Institute of Applied Ecology  

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DAPHNE – Institute for Applied Ecology is a non-governmental non-profit organization focused on nature protection, which was founded in 1993. The DAPHNE Institute is an expert organization in the field of the protection and restoration of the non-forest ecosystems, management planning in the field of nature protection, environmental education, general awareness rising and environmental policies on local, national and international level.



RNDr. Ján Šeffer CSc., Director,   +421 (0) 905 982 865, e-mail:

Mgr. Viera Šefferová Stanová PhD., Deputy director, +421 (0) 908 708175, e-mail:

Jana Dirbáková, Financial manager,  +421 (0) 48 429 99 47, e-mail:

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PRO POPULO Poprad, was established in1991. PRO POPULO Poprad manages forest and agricultural land owned by the Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of Spišské Podhradie. Od roku 1994 spravuje lesné a poľnohospodárske pozemky vo vlastníctve Rímskokatolíckej cirkvi Biskupstva Spišské Podhradie.



Ing. Jozef Jendruch PhD., Director, +421 (0) 903 606 223, e-mail:

Ing. Tomáš Hutyra, +421 (0) 911 999 247, e-mail:

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Municipality of Spišská Belá





RNDr. Paula Grivalská, Independent expert environmental officer, +421 (0) 907 848 192, e-mail:

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Norwegian Institute for Nature Research – NINA

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The Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA) is Norway’s leading institution for applied ecological research, with broad-based expertise on the genetic, population, species, ecosystem and landscape level, in terrestrial, freshwater and coastal marine environments. The Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, NINA, is as an independent foundation focusing on environmental research, emphasizing the interaction between human society, natural resources and biodiversity. NINA was established in 1988.


Duncan Halley, Coordinator of NINA activities, petland restoration expert, +47 73 801 400, e-mail:

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