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.

Melnais Lake Mire dam inspection 11/04/2012 15:47

After the successful building of damns on the Black Lake Mire as a part of the EC+ Life Project “Restoration of Raised Bog Habitats in the Protected Nature Areas of Latvia”, a trip to the site was held.



The dam construction on the drainage ditches was examined by senior engineer of LU Valdis Krastiņš and LU Project manager’s assistant Aivars Čigurs. Both representatives were accompanied by the EC+ Life Project staff.

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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.