The Papigo WWF Information Centre on nature and culture in Zagori
"The Papigo Information Centre nature and culture in Zagori" is located in Small Papigo. The Centre is accommodated in the building of the old Primary School, next to the church of the Taxiarhes.
It was founded in May 2001 by the WWF Greece in collaboration with the community of Papigo, aiming at the visitors' initiation of the ecological and cultural uniqueness of the region and activation for their protection.
An exhibition with historical, cultural and environmental exhibits is hosted in the Centre. There, the visitor can be informed about issues concerning the natural landscape, the flora and fauna of the region, its geological characteristics, climate as well as its history. At the same time, s/he can be informed about the activities of WWF Greece drawing information from maps and photographic material.
From June 2004 the database created by the Department of Biological and Technological Applications of the University of Ioannina can also be found in the Centre and it is available to any visitor, natural philosopher or researcher wishing to get information on the different plants of the area.
On site various items are also sold for the economic aid of WWF Greece in the region.
- Mon-Tue-Wed-Thu-Sun: 10:30 - 17:30
- Fri-Sat-Holidays: 11:00 - 18:00
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