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 is implemented by the University of Latvia.

Project partners are the Latvian Fund for Nature (will develop nature protection plans for the project sites) and Foundation ELM MEDIA (will reflect the progress of the project in the film).

The main financer of the project is European Commission's LIFE + Programme. Project is co-financed by Latvian Environmental Protection Fund and Ltd Rīgas Meži.

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.