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.

LIFE project „Raised bogs” gets the European Commission award as one of the Best LIFE projects in 2014 04/06/2015 13:57

Green Week 2015 is the biggest annual conference on European environment policy. The theme was nature and biodiversity.  Additional information about the best LIFE projects and the Green Week in the EC home page.


Project manager Dr.biol. Māra Pakalne receives award from EC
Author: Ilze Angere



The best LIFE projects of 2014
Author: Ilze Angere


The award was given to LIFE Wetlands project manager Dr. Māra Pakalne. The experience of the LIFE project „Raised bogs” as well as methods in wetland conservation and management are applied in the LIFE 13 NAT/LV/000578 Wetlands project. More information about LIFE Wetlands project in the home page www.mitraji/lv.

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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



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

Project film "Mires Uncovered"