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.

Secrets of Mires in Aizkraukle 08/02/2011 14:54

From February 8th to March 8th exhibition Secrets of Mires can be seen in Aizkraukle.

Exhibition "Secrets of Mires" is made by Ogre Photo Club and raised bog experts: Valda Baroniņa, Irēna Bērza, Daiga Brakmane, Dāvis Drazdovskis, Kaspars Freimanis, Vitauts Mihailovskis, Maruta Pakalne, Māra Pakalne, Aivars Petriņš, Marita Rauba, Ingūna Roze, Andreta Strade, Aivars Slišāns, Voldemārs Spuņģis, Uvis Suško and Aldis Vīte. Bird voices from bogs are recorded by Edmunds Račinskis.

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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.