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.


The LIFE project team from Wales visited Latvian raised bogs (21/10/2010)

From October 21st to 22nd the Welsh colleagues from the EC LIFE project “Restoring Active Blanket Bog in the Berwyn Migneint and Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) in Wales“ visited the LIFE project sites in Latvia where raised bog restoration was carried out.

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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.