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.


Information about all project activities you can see in "News".

D5 Production of a documentary film.

One of the project activities is production of documentary film to illustrate the project activities and allow a wider audience to learn about the raised bog habitats. This activity was implemented by one of the project partners - foundation ELM MEDIA.


Making the project film
Lelde Goba
Author: Ieva Ūbele

Starting from spring 2010 up to this moment the representatives of Elm Media have filmed different project activities (site visits to project areas, discussions on nature management plans etc.) as well as flora and fauna of the project sites.

The film was made in Latvian and in English, and 1500 DVD copies of the film will be made and distributed to the schools of Latvia and other interested parties. Watch the film "Mires Uncovered" below.


Film "Mires Uncovered" made by ELM MEDIA (English version)




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

Project film "Mires Uncovered"