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HAEMUS signs a cooperation agreement with ‘Ursus speleos’

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On 09.06.2013, HAEMUS and ‘Ursus spelaeus‘ signed an agreement for scientific and fieldwork collaboration. ‘Ursus speleos‘ is a society professionally engaged with exploring, protecting and promoting of the Karst forms, caves and speleology in general in the Republic of Macedonia. Since 2011, with a special permission by the Macedonian Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning, ‘Ursus speleos‘ are managing the environments of the village of Slatina in central Macedonia, a speleological landscape with several natural monuments. The society owns the spelaeological home ‘Ursus speleos‘ in the village of Slatina near Makedonski Brod, a structure with many facilities adapted for tourists and speleological training.

Speleo house in Slatina
Speleo house in Slatina

 

The agreement between HAEMUS and ‘Ursus speleos‘ includes several levels and types of collaboration:

– Speleological training in retrieving, recognition and storage of archaeological material in the caves of Macedonia
– Speleological training in retrieving, recognition and storage of bone /paleonthological material in the caves of Macedonia
– A long-term project: ‘Paleolithic and Mesolithic prospecting  of the caves in Slatina region’

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