On the website, you will find information about the Management Body of Lake Pamvotis (M.B.L.P.) and its jurisdiction area, which includes almost the entire basin of Ioannina. The Management Body of Lake Pamvotis was set up in 2003. Its purpose is to protect the lake’s ecosystem and to secure the ecological balance, while developing activities concerning the protection of the nature and the landscape. It is a private for public benefit organization governed by public law and is supervised by the Minister of the Environment.
Pamvotis Lake is one of the oldest lakes worldwide and the second oldest at European level, following Lake Ohrid (aged approximately about 7 million years). It is a sensitive ecosystem, which belongs to the European network of protected areas, NATURA 2000, because of the important habitats and the rare species of both flora and fauna living in the area.