Tag Archives: Hammana

Photographing birds is a challenge and a big fun

By Elie Louis Khalil I would like to share my story and experience with you. I am a retired architect and amateur photographer mainly landscape and macro photography. I am fond of nature and hiking. By chance I was invited to Hima Hammana by Chadi Saad on 17-sep-2020 while hiking in the mountain. From that moment I was stuck with …

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We believe in maintaining the hobby of sustainable hunting

By Fadi Skandar I was born into a family that, from one generation to another, has always loved hunting. Over time, our love of hunting has taught us to love nature, something that has made me feel certain that if we conserve the environment (nature, birds…), this will positively impact us and our children, especially in the future. We in …

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Former mayor of Hammana Bashir Fouad Farhat: We are on the right path to preserving our natural wealth

Since the beginning of the last century, Hammana has been one of the most prominent summer villages in Mount Lebanon and is famous for tourism. During the summer, all tourists are welcome in their homes, especially tourists from the Gulf. Lately, because of the painful events that the country has been through, and the mountain region and its people in …

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Mayor of Hammana Fadi Slaybi: Cooperation with SPNL and Air France is an example of the integration

We have never hidden our feeling that we, as the sons of Hammana, have a privilege that the Creator has given us, one in which we take pride. The beauty of our town’s nature and geography, from its mountain to its waterfall, to its waters and village green, its location, climate and trees, both forest trees and fruit bearing. This …

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Hammana: Food Symbols and Heritage

By Christelle Salah Bou-Mitri El Debs Doctor in Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry, proudly from Hammana and volunteering at the Hima Hammana Hammana village is rooted in a fertile valley surrounded by cliffs, mountains and irrigated by various water springs, making it an ideal environment to cultivate a wide range of fruits, vegetables, legumes, and cereals. Cherries are a symbol …

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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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World Migratory Bird Day in Hima Hammana

Within the Migratory Soaring Birds project, and in celebration of the World Migratory Bird Day, SPNL has implemented an event for tour operators. An outdoor day in Hima Hammana on Sunday 18 October 2020, where the Ministry of Tourism representatives participated as well. It started with a small breakfast and an overview of the Hima and Hima Farm concept, and a …

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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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Hima Hammana has got it all

Central to Lebanon and eco-tourists’ hearts, Hammana features a fantastic destination for a perfect getaway at Mount Lebanon. Whether it is hiking, ziplining, canyoning, aqua trekking, bird watching, cherry-picking or sunset viewing, Hammana has got it all. A professional team of guides will accompany you through the village landmarks including its historic monuments, Lamartine valley, mesmerizing mountains, traditional houses, and …

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SPNL and MESD welcomes BirdLife Sweden and Switzerland in The Upper Al Maten Hima

By Talal Gharzeldeen  We are pleased to welcome for the 3rd time to Raselmaten & Hammana on the 10th of September 2019, the team of Birdlife Switzerland & Birdlife Sweden to Al Maten region which is considered one of the most important bird’s migrating routs in the world. All thanks to the organization of The Society of the protection of …

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