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...
  • LIFE Viva Grass team participated at the Ecosystem Service Partnership European Conference 2018

    October 15-19, 2018 LIFE Viva Grass team participated at the Ecosystem Service Partnership (ESP) European Conference 2018 in San Sebastian, Spain. On 17 October the LIFE Viva Grass project hold one the thematic working group session “Ways of embedding the concept of ecosystem services into decision making processes for better agricultural land management”, co-chaired by Mr. Miguel Villoslada Pecina from the Estonian University of Life Sciences and Ms. Kristina Veidemane...
  • Project experts participating in the “Baltic Esri User Conference”

    On October 17-18, 2018 LIFE Viva Grass project experts Dana Prižavoite (Baltic Environmental Forum-Latvia) and Ivo Vinogradovs (University of Latvia) will participate in the "Baltic Esri User Conference", in Riga, Latvia. This is the first joint Baltic level GIS Community Conference to share and gain experience, expertise and insights with specialists and sector Leaders! On October 18, in the frame of the "User and Education Session" Ivo Vinogradovs will held the...