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 Seminar /04/06/2012/

 

International Seminar "Sharing experience on Raised Bog Restoration", in Latvia on July 22 - 25.

Plant conservation day in the Botanical garden of the University of Latvia /21/05/2012/

 

EC LIFE + Project's 20th anniversary was celebrated in the Botanical Garden of University of Latvia during Plant conservation day on May 18.

Estonian bog and contruction experts in Latvia /19/04/2012/

 

Estonian experts in Latvia get to know about raised bog restoration experience

Photo Exhibition "Secrets of Mires" in Library of Bulduri, Jurmala /11/04/2012/

 

Project\'s traveling photo exhibition \"Raised Bogs\" from May15  until June 11 is inlthe library of Bulduri in Jurmala

Meeting with the dam builders /11/04/2012/

 

Announced the public tender on the dam building

Melnais Lake Mire dam inspection /11/04/2012/

 

The Black lake Mire dam construction has been inspected.

Information boards in project places /10/04/2012/

 

Information boards set up in current project places

Photo Exhibition "Secrets of Mires" in EU House in Riga /06/03/2012/

 

Project's traveling photo exhibition "Secrets of Mires" from March 1 - 31 is placed in the EU House in Riga.

Fourth Project Steering Group Meeting /06/03/2012/

 

Steering Group fourth 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 March 1 in he EU House in Riga.

Management actions in Melnais Lake Mire /19/02/2012/

 

In Melnais Lake Mire Nature Reserve management activities have been carried outto reduce the drainage effect on raised bog habitats of European importance.

Photo Exhibition "Secrets of Mires" in Daudzese School /14/02/2012/

 

Project's traveling photo exhibition "Secrets of Mires" from February 8th is in Daudzese School. It will be there till February 23rd.

Information Boards in Melnais Lake Mire /14/02/2012/

 

Melnais Lake Mire information board was set up in December 2011.

International Seminar /07/02/2012/

 

Information about EC LIFE+ Project “Restoration of Raised Bog Habitats in the Especially Protected Nature Areas of Latvia” LIFE08 NAT/LV/000449 Workshop “Sharing experience on Raised Bog Restoration” July 23-25, 2012 in Latvia.

Fourth Project Steering Group Meeting in March /07/02/2012/

 

Steering Group fourth 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" will take place on March 1st in EU House 28 Aspazijas Boulevard, Riga.

Photo Exhibition "Secrets of Mires" in Aknīste /18/01/2012/

 

Project's traveling photo exhibition "Secrets of Mires" from January 12th is in Aknīste Library. It will be there till February.

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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"