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...
  • SAVE THE DATE: international seminar on integrating ecosystem service concept into spatial planning

    By keeping a well-started tradition to organize acknowledged, interesting and wholesome international events in the springtime, the LIFE Viva Grass project invites to the seminar “Integrating ecosystem service concept into spatial planning - for sustainable land-use in grasslands and beyond”, to be held in Sigulda, Latvia, May 16-18, 2018.  This time, attention, discussions and exchange of opinions will cover topics like contribution of the ecosystem services concept in the development of...
  • The first birding guide in Lithuania invites to Nemunas delta

    At the end of January the first birding field guide in Lithuania was presented for the public. Till now there were no such type of publication dedicated for ornithological tourists. It invites to choose Nemunas delta as your next birding destination. [caption id="attachment_6389" align="alignright" width="219"] Marius Karlonas - author of the book, birding guide and member of BirdLife Lithuania.[/caption] "The Nemunas delta region, no doubt, is the most important site...