About us, sponsors and partners


Pogány-havas (Pagan Snow Cap) Microregion Association was founded in 1999 by Hargita County Council. Its founding members are the local councils of the seven municipalities as well as local NGOs and entrepreneurs. These entities work together to form common goals, expand the local economy and develop tourism. The association's office is in Csíksomlyó. We work on a range of projects to increase local incomes, preserve the region's cultural heritage, and conserve the natural environment. www.poganyhavas.ro


Barbara Knowles Fund supports projects to research, understand and protect the natural treasures of Transylvania. www.treasuresoftransylvania.org


Environmental Protection Agency Harghita is a state financed legal entity.  It serves the general public of Harghita County. EPA Harghita is charged with protecting the environment and the important nature areas of Harghita County. http://www.apmhr.ro


European Forum on Nature Conservation and Pastoralism is a Europe-wide network which raises awareness of the importance of low-intensity farming for nature conservation and aims to improve the way public policies respond to the needs of these farming systems. It is a leader in the campaign for preserving High Nature value landscapes. www.efncp.org


European Commission (DG Environment). http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/environment/index_en.htm


Fundatia ADEPT is protecting the rich biodiversity of Transylvania and using it to benefit local communities. www.fundatia-adept.org


Harghita County Council www.harghitacounty.ro


Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania www.csik.sapientia.ro/


UNDP GEF Small Grants Programme aims to deliver global environmental benefits in the focal areas of biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation, protection of international waters, prevention of land degradation, and elimination of persistent organic pollutants through community-based approaches. http://sgp.undp.org