Composition of the Board of Administration

Management Body of Samaria National Park is located in Chania and run by 11-member Board of Directors (BoD) consisting of:
  • The Chairman of the Board, appointed by the Minister PE.K.A. and includes representatives of:
  • Ministry of Environment,Energy and Climate Change
  • Ministry of Rural Development and Food
  • Ministry of Development
  • Decentralized Administration of Crete
  • Region of Crete
  • Chania Prefecture
  • Municipality of Sfakia
  • municipality Platanias
  • NGOs
  • Two Scientists
The current Board of Directors was appointed by No. 20998/21-12-2009 Decision of the Minister P.E.K.A. (YODD 538/29-12-2009) the Minister PE.K.A as amended under No. 46450 / 27.10.2010 (YODD 361/05-11-2010) , 23492/15-06-2011 (193/ΥΟΔΔ/16-06-2011),48682/23-12-11(487/ΥΟΔΔ/30-12-2011), 26161/21-06-13 (329/ΥΟΔΔ/10-07-13) and 9884/29-05-14 (343/ΥΟΔΔ/13-06-14)  Decision of the Ministry P.E.K.A.
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The Natural Environment & Climate Change Agency would like to inform you that, taking into account the latest forecasts, the National Park of Samaria will be open again from Saturday 24 September 2022, from both entrances, for the entire length of the route. It is reminded that, as is the case during the operation period of the National Park, if information is received about weather phenomena that may put in danger the visitors and the personnel of the National Park, or in case of occurrence of damages on the main path, the Gorge will be closed immediately and visitors will be asked to exit according to the instructions of the rangers. In case it is considered necessary, there will be an update press release.

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