On 20 -22 July 2020 the 3rd international Eco Marathon has been organized in children's health and educational center "Rosson" in Kingiseppsky district, Russia. The overall aim of the Eco Marathon was to promote sustainable water management and raise awareness about Narva River ecological state.
Various environmental activities were carried out for children of different age during three days of the event. The youngest children could participate, for example, in EcoLab, EcoQuiz and EcoSport activities. The older children took part of EcoPoster, EcoTourism and EcoLab.
All master classes and activities with children were carried out in compliance with official restrictions and regulation regarding the spread of COVID-19. Due to the pandemic the event has partly moved online. For example, project partners from TalTech were leading the online laboratory from TalTech facilities for children in Rosson!
The official closure of the 3rd Eco Marathon has been attended by general public, children and local administrative bodies. Eco Marathon participants, organizers and guests were also awarded by diplomas and promotional gifts. It can be concluded, that the third stage of the ER25NarvaWatMan Eco marathon ended up successfully, with all set goals achieved and the involvement of a large number of young people, who hopefully are now more engaged and interested in the environmental issues of their home region.
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