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...
  • 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...
  • 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: Article about the meeting by European Commission Pictures of the event Agenda Technical information (logistics...