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 The Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic ofLatvia 29/03/2011 00:47

Exhibition "Secrets of Mires" from March 26th till April 11th is set up in The Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia. Today it was visited by Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis.

Author: Aivars Slišāns


Pictures together with lights and sounds provides "raised bog" feeling. While watching the pictures one can hear birds singing.

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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.