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 Team participates in the Plant Conservation Day 21/05/2013 21:44

During the Plant Conservation Day, in the artificial mire trail pupils could try a real mire researcher outfit and find out more about safe moving and stay in bog.  


Mire trail in the Plants Conservation Day
Author: Aivars Slišāns


Besides, everybody could watch mire plants under stereomicroscope; learn about development of mires and peat, and find out about mire habitat protection. Project booklets about the all four project sites were given to pupils.

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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

Project film "Mires Uncovered"





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