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...
  • Project presented among other LIFE projects in Tallinn

    The Eu Nature Directive and LIFE program 25th anniversary event took place in Tallinn, Estonia on 13th of June. The main goal was to discuss challenges and opportunities for implementing EU Nature Directive and how LIFE program could be used for that. Even though the main focus of the event was on nature conservation issues, different kind of LIFE program’s projects were presented. Around 60 participants from different institutions: representatives...
  • Active discussion about development of nature tourism in Nemunas delta

    In June 2 more than 20 different stakeholders met for a discussion about nature tourism in Nemunas delta. The Minister of the Environment Kęstutis Navickas and the mayor of Šilutė district Vytautas Laurinaitis were among them. The name of the discussion "Development of nature tourism destination in Nemunas delta - claptrap or strategic direction of the region" and the presentation of project manager Žymantas Morkvėnas invited all participants to an...