Homat Al Hima

Homat Al Hima Level 2 Training: A Window of Happiness

        15 Homat Al Hima From different Lebanese villages: Kayfoun, Abey, Hammana, Souq El Gharb, Baisour, West Bekaa joined us on the 24 and 25 October with their enthusiasm and eagerness to learn about nature. The training under the MSB (Migratory Soaring Bird) Project funded by GEF, MAVA Shouf Project, and Homat Al Hima Programme, was held …

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Homat Al Hima Online Training

Despite the situation, our Homat Al Hima are still active and trying to cope with the circumstances. Our training was supposed to be conducted in our MLHC center with practical educational games but due to the high number of COVID cases and for security reasons, we switched it to a Webinar Zoom meeting.  From different Lebanese villages: Kayfoun, Abay, Hammana, Souk El Ghareb, …

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Bootcamp training delivered to entrepreneurs as part of RESP project

Led by IES Social Business School, a 4-day Bootcamp has been kicked-off today, as part of the Support Programme for Rural Entreprises (RESP), funded by MAVA, in partnership with Mowgli Mentoring, SPNL, ACS, and Rural Entrepreneurs. This intensive training week will allow previously selected 15 entrepreneurs/businesses to bring the impact to the core of decision making and build their soft …

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A symposium, bicycles and kites in the form of flying birds … a tribute to the beginning of the bird migration season

Coinciding with the start of the migration season over Lebanon, coming from Europe towards Africa….The Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL) and the Middle East Center for Sustainable Hunting MECSH held, on Saturday, 5 September 2020, educational and sports-focused activity at the Homat al Hima International Center (HHIC) in Khirbet Kanafar – West Bekaa with the support …

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School with No Walls educational day at Mount Lebanon Hima Centre

The Society for the Protection of Nature – SPNL organized an educational day at Mount Lebanon Hima Centre – MLHC with a group of boy scouts. Following their request, an eco-educational day about the main environmental problems in Lebanon while focusing on the natural resources and solid waste management, was tailored according to their needs. The day’s schedule included a …

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How To Begin Composting If You Don’t Know Where To Start

As part of a micro-project funded by TDV, AFD, and FFEM, SPNL organized a training session on composting in SPNL’s newly established HHIC center in West Bekaa on Thursday 28/5/2020 The session was conducted by Maher Osta SPNL’s wetland expert, project initiator and manager, and attended by fourteen persons. A PowerPoint presentation emphasized the dangers of pollution to the waterways …

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Homat Hima Ras ElMaten to Ottenby and Falsterbo: Bird protection cooperation between Sweden and Lebanon takes the next step

Four selected Lebanese youth from Homat ElHima in Ras El-Maten lived unforgettable experiences in Sweden. Omar Selim Salha and Sama Choucair from Al Manar school. Rasha Hassan and Bahaa El-Mashtoub from The Nagib Bey Salha High School have been given reasons why they should be sent on “practice” to two of Europe’s most famous bird stations. These four are among …

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SPNL bird monitoring trainings set to begin

If you enjoy bird watching and want to combine that interest with helping protect birds and habitats, you’re in luck. A multitude of training opportunities and monitoring events are set to kick off this spring at various locations along Lebanese Hima. No experience necessary, just a love of our bird populations. A training exercise organized today in Hammana – Mount …

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Anthem HOMAT AL-HIMA by Adonis Khatib

Anthem HOMAT AL-HIMA * Words and music: Adonis Khatib Montage: Hussein Idriss Recording: Studio Joe Baroutjian Production: SPNL and Mr. Henri Chdid * In 2016, SPNL developed a mentoring program which realizes awareness and capacity building needs of youth and providing them with job opportunities in nature conservation. One of the main concerns that was raised has highlighted the need …

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Plan To Regulate The Hunting Season And To Protect The Birds In Lebanon!

A action plan promoting responsible hunting and tourism was announced Sunday by the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL), under the patronage of President Michel Aoun’s Special Assistant Claudine Aoun Roukoz. The project was launched at the BIOLAND Farm Restaurant in near Batroun. In attendance were experts from Europe, environmental associations and representatives of academic institutions. Hunting season is …

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