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".

E1 Project administration by the University of Latvia.

Four members are working for the project: Dr.biol. Māra Pakalne as Project Manager, Līga Strazdiņa as Public Awareness Coordinator, Aivars Slišāns as Finance Assistant and Gunārs Balodis as Enviromental Engineer. See: Contacts.


Discussions about planned activities in bogs
Author: Aivars Slišāns


Every week project team has a meeting to discuss what is done and will de done further.

Five meetings for Project Steering Group had been organised:
August 19, 2010;

March 1, 2011;

September 6, 2011;

March 1, 2012;

October 22, 2012;

May 17, 2013.

Reports are attached below.

Attached files

Inception Report



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"