On the occasion of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, an online class for all elementary students in the Geoparks was offered by the Meteorological Office.
The Geopark conducted two workshops at the beginning of last October with good results. During the first workshop the Ruritage project and a few projects ideas, that the Geopark and the society within the Geopark can work on during the next two years, were introduced. During the second workshop participants voted on which 2-4 project ideas we should implement, and the results were that we should focus on three ideas
Online introduction webinar on the RIS3 project will be held on the 17th of November. The topic is cultural and natural heritage for regional smart specialization strategies. Below you can find more information about the webinar and how to sign up for it.
Workshop nr. 2 on the Ruritage project will be held now on Wednesday at 18:00-19:00. On the first workshop the project ideas were introduced, and people given the opportunity to express their ideas. Now we will vote for which projects we, as a community, will implement. The workshop will be online using the program Zoom, and a link to the workshop will be published on Wednesday.
Katla Geopark would like to invite the inhabitants and the companies within the Geopark (the municipalities of Skaftárhreppur, Mýrdalshreppur and Rangárþing eystra). The Ruritage project is aimed at rural areas where the community comes together to help better the community and create new opportunities.
Do you want to show the world what makes Katla Geopark special? Then take part in the RURITAGE Photo Contest! It is a unique opportunity for local communities to highlight the potential of our natural and cultural heritage!
Viltu sýna heiminum hvað það er sem gerir svæðið innan Kötlu jarðvangs sérstakt? Ef svo er, þá er upplagt að taka þátt í ljósmyndasamkeppni RURITAGE !
Gosið í Eyjafjallajökli hófst á aðfaranótt 14. apríl 2010 eins og frægt er orðið og held að það sé óhætt að segja að þetta sé eitt af umtöluðustum eldgosum síðari tíma. | The eruption of Eyjafjallajökull began on the 14th of April in 2010 and is one of the more famous volcanic eruptions to have taken place in the recent years.