On Tuesday, March 23, 2021. The final conference of the project “Encounter with the river” was held in Karlovac. Through this project, a new tourist infrastructure and facilities were built. NATURA 2000 outdoor interpretation centers have been built and equipped with mobile interpretation centers, multimedia and educational equipment, in three cities of Karlovac County (Karlovac, Ozalj, Ogulin), in which the entire NATURA 2000 area along rivers will be represented locally.

The total value of infrastructure works on the project is HRK 4.5 million, while HRK 2 million was spent on equipping interpretation centers with multimedia and educational equipment.
The contracted value of the project amounted to HRK 9.2 million, while the actual total value of the project after the implementation of all project activities was HRK 8.9 million, of which HRK 7.3 million was co-financed by grants from the European Regional Development Fund, and slightly more than 900,000.00 HRK was co-financed from the Fund for co-financing the implementation of EU projects at the local and regional level.

The final own share of the Beneficiary and partners is 7% of the total value of the project, more precisely the beneficiary and partners have invested slightly more than HRK 620,000.00 in a project worth HRK 8.9 million, which confirms the favorable financial construction of the project for Beneficiaries and partners.
The project holder is Karlovac County, and the partners are the City of Karlovac, the City of Ozalj, the City of Ogulin, JU Natura Viva, JU Regional Development Agency of Karlovac County, the Tourist Board of the City of Ogulin and the Tourist Board of KUPA