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.

Plant Protection Day 2011 19/05/2011 12:33

May 18th is International Plant Protection Day. It is celebrated in many countries. Also Raised Bogs were in activities in Botanical Garden of University of Latvia.

Project team had established a place to study bogs. It was possible to see bog plants, peat and to see bog in the photos.

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Plant Protection Day 2011



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.