Project title: Conservation of White Stork in the River Valleys of Eastern Poland

Project number: LIFE15 NAT/PL/000728

Project acronym: LIFEciconiaPL

Period of implementation of the project: 01/08/2016 – 31/07/2020

Name of the coordinating beneficiary: The Polish Society for Bird Protection

Name of the associated beneficiary: Biebrza National Park, Łomża Landscape Park of the Narew Valley

Name of the co-financing entity: German foundation Vogelschutz-Komitee e.V. / Name of the co-financer:


The area of implementation of ​​the project includes 4 voivodeships: Podlaskie Voivodeship, Masovian Voivodeship, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Lublin Voivodeship.

as well as 10 Natura 2000 areas:

Lower Narew River Valley PLB140014

Upper Narew River Valley PLB200007

Omulew and Plodownica Rivers Valleys PLB140005

Ravine Valley of the Narew River PLB200008

Biebrza Refuge PLB200006

Wizna Marsh PLB200005

Lower Bug River Valley PLB140001

Marshy Valley of the Narew River PLB200001

Upper Nurzec River Valley PLB2000

Liwiec River Valley PLB140002


Total budget of the project: 1,419,468 EUR

Eligible costs: 1,419,468 EUR

European Union co-financing: EUR 851,680 (60% of the project budget)