Hima

School with No Walls in Hima Kafarzabad

SPNL educational program SNOW- School with No Walls, aims to raise awareness about the Hima IBAs and KBA, species and ecosystems through the hands on program, and learning through fun. The SNOW program is a vertical and traversal part for all SPNL projects and programmes. The program organized a festival in Hima Kafarzabad which received 140 school students. Andre Bechara, …

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Hima Kfarzabad hosts the Bedouin Festival

SPNL organized a Bedouin Festival in Hima Anjar and Kfarzabad highlighting the Bedouin style of life. The festival was attended by HE the wife of the German ambassador to Lebanon, Asaad Serhal, SPNL Director General, the Hima manager, and members of Kfarzabad municipality. Few words explaining the value of the festival were held by Hima Kfarzabad manager, Mr. Kasem Shoker, …

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Anjar Nature Festival “Be the Change”

As a part of its yearly celebrations to support nature conservation SPNL and the municipality of Anjar organized the Anjar Nature Festival on the 8th of August 2015. The festival of this year was titled “ Be the Change” highlighting the role of youth and women in sustaining natural resources. The festival was noted by the official opening of the …

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Tarshish claimed as a New Hima

SPNL has started collaborating with the Tarshish local authorities and community in its mission to protect the environment by promoting the Hima system. Tarshish is a Lebanese village in Kaza Baabda, The village is located at an elevation of 1400m and is 50 km away from Beirut. The municipality of Tarshish signed the decision to adopt the new Hima annexed …

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Mark your Calender: 8 August 2015 “Be the Change” Nature Festival

As a part of its yearly celebration to support nature and people, and through the generous support of the MAVA Foundation. SPNL , the Municipality of Anjar, and Anjar Environmental Committee , organizes the 2015 Nature Festival , under the title “Be the Change”, highlighting the role of Women and Youth as leaders for a better nature and environment. The …

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Successful Plantation Story in hima Anjar

by Rodolph Farah This story is about a young man, Khajaq Stanbulian, admirer of nature and it’s welfare, who decided to grow organic fruits for the pleasure of cultivating and for its benefits. This young man began his simple project by working in a small land at the bottom of a mountain at Hima Anjar. He removed the stones by …

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“More Sun Less Pollution”: A “Design for Change “ in Hima Anjar

Through SPNL’s current approach towards involving multi-stakeholders in the management and planning of Hima sites, and as a part of the School with No Walls program, SPNL adopted the Design for Change approach (DFC) for involving kids and youth in the management of their village and its natural resources. The Design For Change (DFC) is among the largest global movement …

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Hima Kfarzabad committee to promote environmental awareness, implement management plan

Through the generous  support of the Mava foundation and under the project titled ” Restoring Hima Ecosystem Functions through promoting sustainable community-based water management system”, SPNL  managed to organize two participatory workshops for the establishment of Hima Kfar Zabad committee. This took place in the presence of the municipal members of Kfarzabad, SPNL project manager  and Hima Kfarzabad Center Manager …

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New Policy for Hima Anjar Water Users Association

Through the support of the MAVA Foundation and as a part of the project “Restoring Hima Ecosystems Function through promoting sustainable community-based water management system”, SPNL succeeded  to develop a water policy for the Anjar Water Users Association (WUA) which insures the sustainable management of water resources and improved management of the Anjar spring. Around 6 policy workshop were organized in …

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Easter Open Day for Nature and Life in Hima Anjar

Anjar local conservation groups who are working with SPNL on raising awareness on the nature and biodiversity value of Anjar launched an open Day for Nature and Life titled “Easter Open Day”. It aims to raise awareness about the Hima natural resources through out door educational games. The event is organized by SPNL and the municipality of Anjar, with the …

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