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.

Serets of Mires in Ministry of the Environment and Regional Development of Latvia 21/03/2011 14:45

From March 21st to 25th exhibition Secrets of Mires can be seen in the Ministry of the Environment and Regional Development of Latvia.

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.