In Saaremaa it was discussed why and how to take account of ecosystem services in environmental management and spatial planning


September 26, 2017 a seminar on “Integrating ecosystem services into environmental management and planning process” took place in Saaremaa Nasva club in the frame of the LIFE Viva Grass project. The seminar focussed on grasslands but also more general questions were addressed, including: why we should map and assess ecosystem services, what are relevant EU […]

Kurese opened doors for visitors


July 20, 2017 – second visitor day took place in Kurese nature farm where cultural and natural values of the area were introduced to the participants. Kurese nature farm is located in Kurese landscape protection area, which is part of Natura 2000 network. The area includes diverse semi-natural habitats (from dry alvars to alcaline fens) […]

Project presented among other LIFE projects in Tallinn


June 13, 2017 -EU Nature Directive and LIFE program 25th anniversary event took place in Tallinn, Estonia. 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 […]

LIFE Viva Grass info-stand welcomes visitors in Kurese farm, October 2016


In the beginning of October 2016 already the second LIFE information stand in Estonia was installed – this time in Kurese nature farm. It is introducing Kurese Nature Farm and its natural and cultural values related to semi-natural habitats as well as ecosystem services of grasslands. Kurese is located on  landscape protection area which belongs to […]

A village day in Leedri, Estonia, July 2016

Leedri küla kadakapäev

July 9, 2016 a village day was organised in Leedri, Estonia. It was already fourth time to host such an event called a Juniper’s Day. This year it was organised in collaboration with LIFE Viva Grass project. The topic of the event was „Green meadows“ – importance and value of grasslands. Visitors had a chance […]