Grasslands

We aim to support maintenance of biodiversity and ecosystem services provided by grasslands, through encouraging ecosystem based planning and economically viable grassland management.

  • About the project

    LIFE Viva Grass project aims to prevent loss of High Nature Value grasslands by providing the Integrating Planning Tool (Tool) and considering socio-economic factors impacting nature conservation policy. The Tool will provide models for economically viable management of grassland biodiversity that would be applicable all over the Europe and particularly in integration of marginal grasslands areas that experience socio-economic decline, land abandonment and consequent loss of farmland biodiversity. The grassland...
  • COSTING THE EARTH? – TRANSLATING THE ECOSYSTEM SERVICES CONCEPT INTO PRACTICAL DECISION MAKING, MAY 2017

    EU LIFE Programme together with LIFE Viva Grass project held an Ecosystem Services Platform meeting “COSTING THE EARTH? – translating the ecosystem services concept into practical decision making” from 10th to 12th of May in Tallinn, Estonia. Thank you for all the participants! Presentations from the event are available and downloadable here. Please find also: Pictures of the event Agenda Technical information (logistics and tips) Briefing document about the event...
  • Project presented in LIFE projects fare in Vilnius

    In May 9, LIFE Viva Grass was presented in LIFE projects fare in Vilnius. [gallery link="file" ids="5140,5139,5138"] The aim of the event was to encourage new organizations to apply for LIFE programme. Moreover, the fair was also dedicated to the 25th birthday of LIFE programme.