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".

D6 Establishment of the raised bog exhibition.

Exhibition was opened in December 2010 and now is organised in many places in Latvia till the end of the project in August, 2013. 119 photos on 31 boards are printed on both sides.


Author: Aivars Slišāns


Exhibition "Secrets of Mires" is made by Ogre Photo Club and raised bog experts: Valda Baroniņa, Irēna Bērza, Daiga Brakmane, Dāvis Drazdovskis, Kaspars Freimanis, Vitauts Mihailovskis, Maruta Pakalne, Māra Pakalne, Aivars Petriņš, Marita Rauba, Ingūna Roze, Andreta Strade, Aivars Slišāns, Voldemārs Spuņģis, Uvis Suško and Aldis Vīte. Bird voices from bogs are recorded by Edmunds Račinskis. 
Exhibition has visited:


11.06. - 01.07. Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia;

07.05. - 10.06. Sala Library;

03.04. - 07.05. Slate Library;

01.03. - 03.04. Laubere Library;

04.02. - 28.02. Tīnūži Elementary School;

14.01. - 31.01. Dundaga Library.


15. 06. - 15. 07. SSE Riga;

08.05. - 8.06. Rehabilitation center in Vaivari;

04. 04 - 05.05. Bulduri Library in Jurmala;

01.-31.03. EU house in Riga;

15.-24.02. Daudzese School;

12.01.-15.02. Aknīste Library;

01.12.2011.-12.01. Jaunjelgava Library.



From 01.12. Jaunjelgava Library;

26.10.-01.12. Jēkabpils Library;

06.,23.09.,29.09.-24.10. Botanical Garden of University of Latvia;

02.08.-05.09. Jelgava Scientific Library;

06.07.-02.08. Ventspils Library;

23.-31.05. Saeima of Latvia;

12.-20.05. Olaine Museum of History and Art; 

27.04.-09.05. Daugavpils University;

11.-26.04. Ministry of Defence of Latvia;

26.03.-11.04. The Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia;

21.-25.03. Ministry of the Environment and Regional Development of Latvia;

09.-18.03. Secondary School of Sala;

08.02.-08.03. Aizkraukle;

13.01.-07.02. Ogre Culture Centre.



17.12. Viesīte Culture House.

Added galleries

Guest Book of Photo Exhibition "Secrets of Mires"



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.