Aim of the project is to re-establish the active raised bog habitats and site hydrology in the areas that are influenced by drainage and to protect the raised bog habitats, plants and animals of European and Latvian importance.

Project staff participates in the World Wetlands Day /05/02/2013/

 

Project manager Dr.biol. Māra Pakalne gives talk in seminar “Care about Water-2013” which was organized by Latvian Nature Conservation Agency.

Photo Exhibition "Secrets of Mires" in Tīnūži Elementary School /04/02/2013/

 

Project’s photo exhibition “Secrets of Mires” is placed in Tīnūži Elementary School.

Photo Exhibition „Secrets of Mires” in Dundaga library /15/01/2013/

 

Project’s travelling photo exhibition „Secrets of Mires” was opened in Dundaga library, and will be exposed there until January 31.

Mire habitat management in Rozu Mire completed /03/12/2012/

 

Mire management in Rozu Mire is completed. Activities were established in area that was affected previously by human activities. On drainage ditches 52 peat dams were build using proper technique. 

The Fifth Meeting of the Project's Steering Group /22/10/2012/

 

Steering Group 5th meeting and opening of raised bog exhibition "Secrets of Mires" of the LIFE 08 NAT/LV/000449 EC LIFE project "Restoration of Raised Bog Habitats in the Especially Protected Nature Areas of Latvia" took place on October 22nd in Riga City Council.

The Fifth Meeting of the Project's Steering Group /12/10/2012/

 

Fifth meeting of the LIFE 08 NAT/LV/000449 EC LIFE project "Restoration of Raised Bog Habitats in the Especially Protected Nature Areas of Latvia" Steering Group will take place on October 22, in Riga City Council, Ratslaukums 1, Riga.

Study tour to raised bogs in Lithuania /10/10/2012/

 

In October, 2012, Project team visited Lithuania to observe restoration process of mire hydrological regime in Žuvintas Biosphere Reserve and Aukštumala Raised Bog Reserve in Nemuno Delta Regional Park.

Scientist's Night in Botanical Garden /01/10/2012/

 

Our project staff participated in the Scientist\'s Night events at the National Botanical Garden of University of Latvia on September 28th.

Exhibition "Secrets of Mires" in Riga Central Library /24/09/2012/

 

Project's traveling photo exhibition "Raised Bogs" from September 16 until October 15 at the 6th floor in the Riga Central Library, Brīvības str, 49/53, Riga LV - 1010.

Photo Exhibition "Secrets of Mires" in Codes library, in Bauskas district. /17/08/2012/

 

Project's traveling photo exhibition "Raised Bogs" from August 8 is in Jauncodes library, Bauskas region, Latvia

The International Seminar is completed /31/07/2012/

 

From July 23 until July 25 within the EC LIFE Project, the University of Latvia organised an International Seminar „Sharing experience on Raised Bog Restoration”.

Programm for the International Seminar is updated /22/06/2012/

 

There are slight changes in the Seminar programm and in the accommodation place

Photo Exhibition "Secrets of Mires" in SSE Riga /15/06/2012/

 

Project's traveling photo exhibition "Raised Bogs" from June 15  until 31st is in Stokholm School of Economics in Riga

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Finansed by

Raised Bogs – LIFE08 NAT/LV/000449

Project duration: 01.02.2010.- 31.08.2013.
Funding: European Commission LIFE+ programme
Beneficiary: University of Latvia
Partners: Latvian Fund for Nature, Foundation ELM MEDIA
Co-funding: Ministry of the Environment of Latvia, Ltd. Rīgas meži

Exhibition

 

Exhibition "Secrets of Mires" is traveling around! It is made by Ogre Photo Club. 

Project film "Mires Uncovered"