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...
  • Kurese farm welcomed visitors on Natura 2000 day

    May 21, 2016: On May 21st, the European Natura 2000 day, the first visitor day in the framework of the LIFE Viva Grass project took place inKurese pilot area, Estonia. More than 20 people took part in the event, including several local entrepreneurs with their families as well as the chairman of the local municipal council. The founder ofKurese nature farm Urmas Vahur led a tour where he introduced the...
  • Forest and meadow day 2016 in Madliena

    April 29, 2016: the informative seminar “Forest and meadow day 2016” was held in Madliena . Already from 9:00 everybody was invited to participate in the interactive outdoor activities to find out about the life of trees and meadows, to search the treasures and play thematic games. But later – from 13:00 – the informative seminar about the grasslands was held. LIFE Viva Grass project was be presented as well...