News 27.03.2023 Blue infrastructure for Gryfino At the end of March 2023, as part of the project entitled Adaptation to climate change, a two-day workshop for climate change experts took place in Reykjavik. The workshops were prepared and conducted by employees of Verkis Hf – Project Partner. >> 21.02.2023 Educational materials As part of individual project activities, together with the employees of our Project Partner, engineers from the company – Verkis hf., we have prepared 5 educational materials for you. >> 14.02.2023 Winter holidays with insects and insect houses During the winter holidays, which took place in February, nearly 120 children with their parents took part in trainings on building insect houses. >> 14.12.2022 Contract for the development of green areas in Gryfino On 14 of December 2022 a contract for the development of green areas in Gryfino was signed in the Town and Commune Office in Gryfino. Implementation of this task is a part of the project “Adaptation to climate changes through the development of green and blue infrastructure in Gryfino”. >> 14.12.2022 The fascinating world of insects Participants of family workshops at the Pałacyk pod Lwami in Gryfino could learn about the fascinating world of insects and their important role in the ecosystem. >> 14.12.2022 Rainwater tanks at the Nursery in Gryfino As part of the project Adaptation to climate changes through the development of green and blue infrastructure in Gryfino, 4 above-ground rainwater tanks were installed at the Municipal Nursery in Gryfino. Through this investment, rainwater flowing from the roof of the building will be collected in order to care for the greenery surrounding the nursery. >> 14.12.2022 The Educational Gardens program From the beginning of October 2022, 160 students from primary schools no. 1, 2 and 3 take part in the Educational Gardens program, which aims to provide lively and practical learning about vegetation and it’s proper care, as well as co-responsibility for the sustainable development of the city and the commune. >> 21.11.2022 The first training on building insect houses The first training on building insect houses took place on Saturday, the 17 th of November 2022 in Sobiemyśl. The training was attended by about 20 instructors of village centers run by the Gryfino House of Culture and members of the Country Housewives Association. >> 16.11.2022 First tree adoptions The tree adoption program is addressed to the inhabitants of the Gryfino Commune and aims to teach them responsibility for public green areas, in particular greenery care. 56 willing residents reported to the City and Commune Office in Gryfino, who decided to take care of the trees growing in the city and in the villages. >> 10.10.2022 Educational corners for children and adults Two educational corners have been created in the LAGUNA Water Center in Gryfino: one for small children and the other for adult residents of the Gryfino Commune and people visiting the swimming pool complex in Gryfino. The task of both places is education and information about climate changes. The children’s corner includes puzzles, logic and arcade games on ecological topics. >> 07.10.2022 How to make home rain garden? At the beginning of October, a series of training courses for the inhabitants of the Gryfino Commune on setting up home rain gardens began. The first training took place in Drzenin and was attended by 20 instructors of village centers run by the Gryfino Community Center and members of the Country Housewives Association. >> 17.09.2022 Green Public Forum On a beautiful autumn Saturday, 17 th of September 2022, took place the first Gryfino Green Public Forum. Whole “green activities” took place in the relaxing atmosphere of the palace garden in Gryfino: an extremely energetic jazz concert performed by Sylwester Ostrowski and Dorrey Lin Lyles, joint planting of spring flower bulbs (CebuLOVE!), games for children, eco-workshops (making flower bombs and painting reusable shopping bags), a lecture on the importance of urban greenery and a competition with plant prizes, tasty and healthy refreshments. >> 16.06.2022 Eco bike rally “I choose a bike” 200 people took part in an eco bike rally on the route from Gryfino to Chwarstnica. The youngest cyclists were 2 years old and the oldest 73! >> 03.06.2022 Second workshop in Iceland The workshops are aimed at training the employees of the Town and Commune Office in Gryfino in implementing modern and ecological investments in the field of green and blue infrastructure. The training was organized by Icelandic engineers from Verkis, the project partner. The topics of the second workshop was focused on planning, design and management … >> 01.03.2022 The first workshops in Gryfino A delegation of Icelandic engineers from Verkis visited Gryfino for two days. The purpose of the visit was visiting green areas in the city, which will be developed with greenery and small recreational architecture as part of the project “Adaptation to climate change through the development of green and blue infrastructure in Gryfino”. >> 10.02.2022 Gryfino’s needs and environmental conditions In March will take place the first workshop meeting with the project partner: Verkis hf. The joint work of experts from Poland and Iceland will be concerned to a topic of understanding the local needs and environmental conditions of our city. >> 07.02.2022 Adopt a tree The tree adoption program is addressed to the inhabitants of the Gryfino Commune and aims to teach responsibility for public green areas, in particular greenery care. >> 01.02.2022 Adaptation to climate change through the development of green and blue infrastructure in Gryfino On 22th of December 2021, the Mayor of the Town and Commune of Gryfino – Mieczysław Sawaryn, signed a grant contract for the implementation of green and blue infrastructure in Gryfino. >> Adaptation to climate change through the development of green and blue infrastructure in Gryfino Project beneficiary:Gryfino Commune www.gryfino.pl Project partner:Verkis hf www.verkis.com Project is co-financed by the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area for 2014-2020 under the Program "Environment, energy and climate changes"