Association "JONA”, Sarandë being granted by PPNEA within the CEPF founded project "Land of Eagles and Castles”, is implementing a small grant aiming to inform and raise pride of local communities about the high natural values of the National Park Butrint. On the focus of this project are 10 schools of the area. Association "JONA” in close collaboration with the Directorate of Education, Sarandë, National Park Authorities and other stakeholders are implementing different environmental education activities, and on the new study year all pupils will find in the walls of their schools user friendly informative tables about the rich biodiversity of the area where they live.
Within this small grant, Association "JONA” organized a competition dedicated to environment among the schools of the area on different artistic disciplines such as essays and painting and environmental quiz. The final event of the competition consisting in an exhibition of the prepared works, has been realized in the Antique Amphitheatre of Butrinti. A total number of 10 prices have been allocated to the most talented pupils. The wining works (essays and paintings) will be published in local magazine "Urat” and in local TV channel.