The traveling exhibition Oztoporik gabe hobe! ¡Qué corra el agua !, produced within the LIFE IREKIBAI project, has been visited by more than 3,000 people. From November 4, 2019 to March 13, 2020, it has been seen at the headquarters of the Department of Rural Development and Environment in Pamplona, at the Palacio del Señorío de Bertiz Natural Park, in the Geltoki area of Pamplona (old bus station) and at the Sunbilla Town Hall. The exhibition summarizes the main problems of the Cantabrian rivers, their fragmentation, and reports that the salmon has already reached Elizondo.
The exhibition begins through a recreation of the background and the environment of a river, and continues with visually stunning images, illustrations, maps, graphics etc..; which show us, what are the problems of river fragmentation with the story of a salmon in the first person; and on the other the lines that are being adopted from administrations in biodiversity conservation policies to improve our rivers. In addition, the measures developed and the results achieved in the European project LIFE IREKIBAI Ríos Open are explained: Improving connectivity and habitats in rivers shared by Navarra and Gipuzkoa, in which the Government of Navarra participates.
The LABRIT Multimedia company has made the exhibition in close collaboration with technicians of the Department of Rural Development and Environment of the Government of Navarra and the public company Gestión Ambiental de Navarra GAN-NIK. The latter has been precisely responsible for coordinating the exhibition within the framework of the European LIFE IREKIBAI project.
The exhibition seeks to promote greater knowledge about the river generating interest and sensitivity towards its conservation, and to publicize the work carried out by the Department through the LIFE IREKIBAI project.
Due to the state of alarm for the coronavirus (Covid-19), its roaming through the following municipalities has been canceled: Lesaka, Elizondo, Doneztebe and Leitza.