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.

Nature values are hidden in the bog 20/10/2010 00:00

After the first meeting of the Steering Group of “Aklais Mire Nature Reserve” management plan the local newspaper “Staburags” printed an article “Nature values hidden in the bog ” written by journalist Indulis Burka (in Latvian).

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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



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