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.

Seminar for Teachers about Raised Bogs 18/04/2011 18:27

In May 17th, 2011 seminar about the conservation and restoration need of the active raised bog habitats for teachers will be organized in Olaine.

In seminar "Education of teachers on the conservation and restoration need of the active raised bog habitats" bog researchers will speak about formation of raised bogs, nature values and birds living in bogs. Near Olaine Melnais Lake Mire is founded. Because of that participants of the seminar will get to bog on excursion. 

See attached file for more information (in Latvian).

We invite participants to apply for the seminar till May 9th e-mailing

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Teachers' Seminar Programm



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.