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  • History
    planting of more than three million trees within an area of approximately 600 ha Old quarries were covered and trees were planted forest roads were opened rest and recreation areas were created and the goat sheep herds were made to leave the area Through the PD Decree 91 1974 the forest of Kessariani 640 ha in size was declared as an Aesthetic Forest one of the 19 in Greece due to its distinctive aesthetic and ecological importance In 1952 55 the complex of the Byzantine Monastery of Kessariani 11th century was restored by Philodassiki which also funded the project with cooperation of the Archaeological Service Professors Orlandos and I Travlos The restoration of the post Byzantine murals was taken by Tasos Margaritof Further the Monastery of Aghios Ioannis Kynigos was restored The Historical Olive Grove which for centuries had surrounded the Byzantine monastery and which has been depicted on prints by travellers of the past centuries was once more planted with trees and because of the new landscaping of the surrounding area became once more a peaceful refuge of natural beauty for Athenians as well as a source of oxygen A small Botanical Garden was also created with an asorted and abudant of Greek wild herbs plants bushes and trees One of the most important activities of Philodassiki not known to many is the decisive and bold campaign which it began in 1984 all alone and unsupported in order to save the unique Petrified Forest of Lesvos which up to 1980 had been fully ignored and left unexplored by the relevant Greek agencies Philodassiki managed after promoting co ordinating and financing for many years a far reaching program for the protection at a national and international scale of this unique 15 20 million year old Monument of Nature with the help of the University of Athens to arouse the interest of the Ministry of Agriculture The successful conclusion of the Philodassiki initiative lead to the beginnings of the creation of a Museum of Palaeontology Natural History on a site at Sigri in NE Lesvos Recently the reforestation activities of Philodassiki have extended also outside the Attica area with the reforestation of the mountainous area of Chios Island 1997 2002 In co operation with the Byzantine Monastery Nea Moni Philodassiki undertook the reforestation of 70 ha of land destroyed by fire at the Gerontio region of the Municipality of Omeroupolis 10 Km outside the city of Chios Presently Philodassiki s goal is not only the creation of new forests but also their protection from trespassers of every kind coveting these areas It has been playing a leading part in encouraging and increasing the students awareness on the importance of our forests and of their conservation with lectures and trips in the forests created by PH E A within the framework of their Environmental Education It is contributing considerably in showing off the monuments and sites of our historical religious and architectural heritage Philodassiki Enossi Athinon is a Non Governmental Organization related

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  • Biographies
    Sponsors Kessariani Monastery Access Photos Monastery s History Philodassiki Botanic Garden General Plant Index Plant species Plant Groups Botanic Garden Gallery News and Activities Seed Bank Nursery Our Work Reforestations Actions Restorations Petrified Forest Marchalina Hellenica Introduction Press Publications Press Releases Marchalina hellenica Gallery Botanic Garden Mt Hymettus Aesthetic Forest Aesthetic Forest History The Aesthetic Forest Today Ownership of Aesthetic Forest Philodassiki s Projects Monuments Information Maps Informational Material Aesthetic

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  • Garden General Plant Index Plant species Plant Groups Botanic Garden Gallery News and Activities Seed Bank Nursery Our Work Reforestations Actions Restorations Petrified Forest Marchalina Hellenica Introduction Press Publications Press Releases Marchalina hellenica Gallery Botanic Garden Mt Hymettus Aesthetic Forest Aesthetic Forest History The Aesthetic Forest Today Ownership of Aesthetic Forest Philodassiki s Projects Monuments Information Maps Informational Material Aesthetic Forest Gallery News About Greece About the World Εκπαιδευτικά Προγράμματα

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    Garden General Plant Index Plant species Plant Groups Botanic Garden Gallery News and Activities Seed Bank Nursery Our Work Reforestations Actions Restorations Petrified Forest Marchalina Hellenica Introduction Press Publications Press Releases Marchalina hellenica Gallery Botanic Garden Mt Hymettus Aesthetic Forest Aesthetic Forest History The Aesthetic Forest Today Ownership of Aesthetic Forest Philodassiki s Projects Monuments Information Maps Informational Material Aesthetic Forest Gallery News About Greece About the World Εκπαιδευτικά Προγράμματα

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  • Garden General Plant Index Plant species Plant Groups Botanic Garden Gallery News and Activities Seed Bank Nursery Our Work Reforestations Actions Restorations Petrified Forest Marchalina Hellenica Introduction Press Publications Press Releases Marchalina hellenica Gallery Botanic Garden Mt Hymettus Aesthetic Forest Aesthetic Forest History The Aesthetic Forest Today Ownership of Aesthetic Forest Philodassiki s Projects Monuments Information Maps Informational Material Aesthetic Forest Gallery News About Greece About the World Εκπαιδευτικά Προγράμματα

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  • Kessariani Plans - Σχέδια Καισαριανής
    s History Philodassiki Botanic Garden General Plant Index Plant species Plant Groups Botanic Garden Gallery News and Activities Seed Bank Nursery Our Work Reforestations Actions Restorations Petrified Forest Marchalina Hellenica Introduction Press Publications Press Releases Marchalina hellenica Gallery Botanic Garden Mt Hymettus Aesthetic Forest Aesthetic Forest History The Aesthetic Forest Today Ownership of Aesthetic Forest Philodassiki s Projects Monuments Information Maps Informational Material Aesthetic Forest Gallery News About Greece About

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    Sponsors Kessariani Monastery Access Photos Monastery s History Philodassiki Botanic Garden General Plant Index Plant species Plant Groups Botanic Garden Gallery News and Activities Seed Bank Nursery Our Work Reforestations Actions Restorations Petrified Forest Marchalina Hellenica Introduction Press Publications Press Releases Marchalina hellenica Gallery Botanic Garden Mt Hymettus Aesthetic Forest Aesthetic Forest History The Aesthetic Forest Today Ownership of Aesthetic Forest Philodassiki s Projects Monuments Information Maps Informational Material Aesthetic

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  • Awards and Honorary Recognitions
    News About Greece About the World Εκπαιδευτικά Προγράμματα In house magazine Φύση και Ζωή Current Issue Previous Issues Forum Support Our Aims Members Subscribers Donations Sponsorships E banking Our Videos Issue 170 Oct Nov Dec 2013 See all previous issues Mt Hemyttus Aesthetic Forest Map Awards and Honorary Recognitions Awards and Honorary Recognitions Sunday 29 November 2009 19 15 A WARDS AND HONORARY RECOGNITIONS On the 30th of December 1947 at a Panegyric Meeting the Academy of Athens rewarded Philodassiki and mentioned that with tremendous effort Philodassiki obtained funds and managed to reproduce from the nursery of Kessariani the first among 60 000 trees currently 200 000 which were then re planted on the surrounding area of Hymettus which had been a wasteland during the Occupation On the 24th of March 1976 again at another Panegyric Meeting the Academy of Athens rewarded Philodassiki with a Silver Medal underlining its work in planting trees at the hill of Lycabettus the creation of the Forest of Kaisariani as well as the restoration and upkeep of the Monastery of Kaisariani On the 29th April 1994 in Lisbon the European Commission awarded Philodassiki naming the surrounding compound of the Monastery the olive grove the

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