Akrotiri Marsh restoration project completed

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Akrotiri Marsh restoration project completed
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The completion of a two-year project to restore Akrotiri Marsh was marked by a celebratory inauguration event at the Akrotiri Marsh hide on Thursday.

The event took place with great success while highlighting the project’s achievements.

Locals from the Akrotiri Community, birdwatchers, photographers and nature lovers celebrated together the completion of this pioneering project.

Visitors had the opportunity to enjoy the Akrotiri Marsh and its new visitor infrastructure as well as witness the on-site release of a Long-legged Buzzard, rehabilitated by the Game and Fauna Service.

Visitors also had the opportunity to learn about the project’s achievements and the future of Akrotiri Marsh as well as the significance of Akrotiri Peninsula for wildlife.

Akrotiri Marsh is part of the Akrotiri wetland complex, the largest natural wetland system on the island. The Marsh has been unmanaged for the last 20 years, resulting in the overexpansion of reeds and the...


Akrotiri Marsh restoration project completed


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