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RURITAGE online General Assembly

Magma Geopark is one of the partners within the RURITAGE project, financed by European Commission which aims to develop strategies for rural regeneration within valorization of natural and cultural heritage. Magma, since the beginning, has been chosen to host the...

Old mining site at Hidra open for visitors

Old mining site at Hidra open for visitors There has been done some work currently in order to open one of the old mines on Hidra so that one can visit it safely. The mine that is made available is called the Urstad mine. The mine entrance has been cleaned and a...

Via Ferrata Migaren is open again!

Via Ferrata Migaren is open again! We would like to share great news that Migaren Via Ferrata is open again, after a thorough round of maintenance work. We have experienced and certified guides in Magma, that can take you on a one-of-a-kind climbing tour with a...

Magma Geopark got the Eco-lighthouse certificate!

Magma Geopark got the Eco-lighthouse certificate! Sustainability is one of the key areas in Magma Geopark’s work, which is why we chose to initiate the process to get an Eco- Lighthouse certification earlier this spring. This means that we have gone through our...

GGN presents: 1st Film Festival!

Global Geopark Network presents the 1st Film Festival! Are you a filmmaker working inside the municipality of Eigersund, Flekkefjord, Lund, Bjerkreim or Sokndal?  Would you like to tell a story related to the wonderful unique town or village you are living in? We are...

Treasure hunt in Magma Geopark!

Treasure hunt in Magma Geopark! Download the educational outdoor science game from Magma Geopark – TeachOUT, collect points and experience the local environment in new ways. We have prepared 6 routes in Eigersund kommune that are now available for exploring: ...

Magma geopark presents the GEOfood MANIFESTO!

Magma geopark presents the GEOfood MANIFESTO! The GEOfood MANIFESTO has been developed in the course of the last three months by Magma Geopark team with the support of Naturtejo UNESCO Global Geopark and thanks to the cooperation with the Future Food Institute. The...

Visit from Sunnhordland geopark

Visit from Sunnhordland geopark On January 21 and 22, Magma Geopark was visited by our colleagues in Geopark Sunnhordland. An educational and inspiring meeting where we focused on exchanging experience and bests practice. Representatives from a potential new UNESCO...

Map of UNESCO designation in Norway

You may have known that Norway has eight places on UNESCO’s World Heritage List – but did you know that we also have three geoparks and two creative cities? Have a look at the map and find out where the other UNESCO Global Geoparks of Norway are located....

Magma signed a contract with Future Food Network

Magma signed a contract with Future Food Network Magma geopark has signed a contract with Future Food Network which is part of the global network Future Food. The network focuses on education and innovation in the global food systems. Future Food is an...

European Geopark Network celebrates 20 years

European Geopark Network celebrates 20 years In June 2000, four Geoparks took the initiative to establish the European Geopark Network. The very first geoparks in this network were: Reserve Geologique de Haute-Provence – France...