PROJECT OPENING CONFERENCE
Mayoralty of Lugasu de Jos organized the Opening Conference of the project Creating a joint tourist destination in the cross-border area of Lugasu de Jos and Komádi through cross-border protection of natural heritage values along the Crişul Repede Valley, a project funded through the Interreg Program Romania-Hungary, PA1 – Joint protection and efficient use of common values and resources, SO6 / c – Sustainable use of natural, historical and cultural heritage within the eligible area, project number ROHU 68.
The event took place on 26.11.2018 at the Cultural House in Urvind. The conference was opened by Sorban Levente Mayor of Lugasu de Jos commune, Grim Andras President of Pro Crisul Repede Valley Association, Tóth Ferenc Mayor of Komadi and Ehupov Norbert project manager. The representatives of schools, associates, churches from the two regions involved in the project participated.
The project aims to create and promote a new cross-border thematic route along the Crişul Repede River. On the other hand, the project focuses on the Tileagd reservoir built on the Crişul Repede River, and on the Hungarian side the project addresses Varsánykeri Lake in Komádi. Both lakes have a low conservation status, compromising the development of tourism in their region and requiring urgent interventions.
The main results of the project are: Improvement of the conservation status of both lakes, by the greening of a land occupied by landfill sites located in the immediate vicinity of the Tileagd reservoir on the Romanian side, and by the creation of an ornithological habitat on the shores of Lake Varsánykerti the Hungarian side, as well as by supporting these sites with new visitor infrastructures.