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...
  • Save the dates for the final event of “LIFE Viva Grass“ project

    February 6-7, 2019 - the final event of LIFE Viva Grass project will be organized in Vilnius, Lithuania. During this event, active discussions about ecosystem services of grasslands, integrated planning and ecosystem service assesment will take place. The organizers will also introduce the Integrated Planning Tool and it‘s different applications, that can help to make land-use decisions according to grassland ecosystem services.