Planners’ training and visitor day in Saaremaa, September 19, 2018


On September 19th, 2018 a training for planners took place in Nasva Klubi, Saaremaa, followed by visiting alvars on Vätta peninsula restored in the frame of the Life to Alvars project. The training was carried out by Kalev Sepp from Estonian University of Life Sciences and it included the following topics: Planning of green network […]

LIFE Viva Grass round table meeting in Tallinn, September 13, 2018


On September 13, 2018 a round table meeting took place in Tallinn, gathering 14 participants from institutions and organisations dealing with ecosystem services, planning and/or grassland management, including Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Finance, Statistics Estonia, Environmental Board, Environmental Agency, Agricultural Research Centre, University of Life Sciences, Environmental Investment Centre, Fund for Nature and Baltic […]

Kurese amazed people with its natural and cultural heritage


On Sunday, 3rd of June the third LIFE Viva Grass visitor day took place in Kurese Nature Farm and its surroundings. The event was organised in co-operation with Looduse Omnibuss (Nature Omnibus) that brought ca 50 interested people from Tallinn to Kurese. The visitor day included an excursion to the former Kurese village with its […]

Kurese farm welcomed visitors on Natura 2000 day, May 2016


May 21, 2016, the European Natura 2000 day: the first visitor day in the framework of the LIFE Viva Grass project took place in Kurese pilot area, Estonia. More than 20 people took part in the event, including several local entrepreneurs with their families as well as the chairman of the local municipal council. The […]

Seminar on nature conservation issues in Lääne county, Estonia, May 2016

In april 25, 2016 Merle Kuris from BEF Estonia participated in a nature conservation seminar in Lääne County and introduced good examples related to management of grasslands from different EU countries based on information collected during LIFE VIVA Grass study tours. Also the brochure “Viable grassland management – experience, challenges and opportunities” was distributed in […]

Kurese Farm invites people to enjoy meadows, March 2016


March 31, 2016: Laura Remmelgas and Kai Klein from BEF Estonia visited Kurese Farm that is a pilot area and partner in LIFE Viva Grass project. The owner of Kurese farm, Urmas Vahur showed grasslands waiting for grazing animals, the drilled well established in the frames of the LIFE Viva Grass project as well as […]