About Us

About us

EKOMENLOG Ohrid has been established in May 2015. Although it is considered as still young NGO, the association has been founded by people who are professionals in the environmental field for almost two decades and in the field of ecosystem services for five years. The idea behind the establishment of this Association has been to assist local and central government in proper registration of environmental issues and to provide support, cooperation and initiatives for finding out solutions for the respective problems and issues.
The mission of the association is: initiating of commitment and public awareness for the fight for protection of the environment from natural and anthropogenic pollutants, through individual and collective change of the humans` awareness and information of the population through continuing monitoring and management of the issues in the environmental field. We believe that every individual has the right of healthy and clean environment, while our ultimate goal is exactly that - enabling of healthy and clean environment for us and for the future generations.
The main objectives of the association are:

  • Protection and enhancement of the environment and the nature.
  • Distribution of the environmental knowledge and deepening of the ecological education.
  • Attainment of sustainable development.
  • Monitoring of environmental issues.
  • Management of environmental issues.
  • Promotion of the ecology as a field and science.
  • Ecosystem services.

The vision of EKOMENLOG is to create a community and society which will be environmentally responsible and aware. For the attainment of its vission the association is directing its activities towards conservation activities, monitoring of the ecosystems, increasing of the public`s awareness and knowledge about ecosystems, biodiversity and ecosystem services.
EKOMENLOG was established by people who desire to share and exchange knowledge and experience with others, to support local and central authorities in implementation of good governance in environment, especially in combating biodiversity loss issues, enhancing monitoring and control of the qualities of the ecosystems and increase the ecosystem services valorisation.
EKOMENLOG is non-governmental, non-political, non-religious organization.
EKOMENLOG has extensive experience in the following fields:

  • Monitoring of aquatic ecosystems and their biological components: macroinvertebrates, benthic diatoms, macrophytes.
  • Monitoring of the ecological status of aquatic ecosystems.
  • European Water framework Directive (Directive 2000/60/EC)
  • Invasive alien species
  • Ecosystem services valuation
  • Preparation of elaborates for environment
  • Organization of public awareness increasing events
  • Logistics in organization of environmental public events